Posted by: pkab | 1 February 2008

Looking Back: A study of life 100 years ago


Students moved around the display area noting aspects of life of the time – the environment, dress, communication, travel, housing, tools and implements.

Household items from 1900

The students wrote down key words on cards and then participated in a bundling activity, classifying their information into sub topics (branches of Concept Map) – transport, school, clothing, occupations etc.

As a whole class, the students created a concept map on the floor, linking the information in ways that made sense to them. After the activity the concept map was displayed on the wall for future reference.

Concept Map

concept map

Source: My Read


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