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It's a Kid's Life.... and you're welcome to it!

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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00067297/00001

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Title: It's a Kid's Life.... and you're welcome to it!
Physical Description: Book
Creator: Andrea Alexander, Maura Timmerman

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords: Saint Augustine (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Florida   ( lcsh )
Colonies -- Spain -- America
Genre: lesson plan
Temporal Coverage: Spanish Colonial Period ( 1594 - 1920 )
Colonial Period ( 1594 - 1920 )
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida -- Saint Johns County -- Saint Augustine -- Historic city
North America -- United States of America -- Florida

Notes

Abstract: Intended for 4th grade
Funding: Funded by a grant from the Florida Humanities Council

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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: Board of Trustees of the University of Florida on behalf of authors and contributors. All rights reserved.
System ID: UF00067297:00001

Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00067297/00001

Material Information

Title: It's a Kid's Life.... and you're welcome to it!
Physical Description: Book
Creator: Andrea Alexander, Maura Timmerman

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords: Saint Augustine (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Florida   ( lcsh )
Colonies -- Spain -- America
Genre: lesson plan
Temporal Coverage: Spanish Colonial Period ( 1594 - 1920 )
Colonial Period ( 1594 - 1920 )
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida -- Saint Johns County -- Saint Augustine -- Historic city
North America -- United States of America -- Florida

Notes

Abstract: Intended for 4th grade
Funding: Funded by a grant from the Florida Humanities Council

Record Information

Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: Board of Trustees of the University of Florida on behalf of authors and contributors. All rights reserved.
System ID: UF00067297:00001


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It's a Kid's Life ... and you're welcome to it!
Prepared by Andrea Alexander and Maura Timmerman

Intended Grade: 4th

Subject Areas: Social Studies and Language Arts

Correlation to National of Florida Sunshine State Standards Social Studies and Language Arts:
SS.A.1.2.1, SS.A.6.2.3
LA.B.1.2.1, LA.B.2.2.3, LA.E.2.2.5

Objective:
Students will be able to make generalizations based on reading; compare and contrast life today with
life in 1700's using Venn diagram; draw conclusions based on informational text about a child's life
during the Castillo Years in St. Augustine.

Materials Required:
"A Child in St. Augustine in 1740" by Susan Parker
http://web.uflib.ufl.edu/digital/collections/Teachers/Readings/UF00025126.pdf
Paper and pencil, poster paper, large construction paper for booklet, crayons and markers

Approximate Time Required: Two 45 minutes sessions

Instructions:
Have students respond (independently in writing) to the following:
a. Describe your house.
b. Identify the people who live in your house.
c. Make a list of your responsibilities/chores at home.
d. Describe a typical day at school for you.
e. What type of job would you like to do when you grow up
Students work with a partner to share and discuss responses. Ask students "What do you think you
would have in common with children that lived in Florida in the 1700's? (Accept all responses).

Divide students into groups of four. Each group will read the article "A Child in St. Augustine in 1740"
by Susan Parker. After reading, students to review original questions (see step 1). In small groups,
students to create a Venn Diagram to identify similarities and differences(allow approximately 15
minute for completion). Share Venn diagrams with whole group.

Have students work independently to create a diary of a child in 1700's. Booklet must include a
description and drawing of a house, the people who live in the house, responsibilities at home, typical
day at school, and type of job that they hope to have when they grow up. Students can share reading
booklets as whole group or in small groups.

Evaluation:
Evaluation/grade based on content and accuracy of information in booklet.