Then and now sorting cards make a nice social studies center activity around Thanksgiving or when your class may study pioneers. We used to take the second graders to Cahill School and had a letter writing unit. The children would write to relatives and ask questions about their school days. Amazingly, many grandparents had attended one-room school houses which heightened interest in “olden days” for discussion before the field trip.

Then and Now Sorting Cards Free Printable

Here is a picture showing the sorting cards in use in a tray.

Then and Now Sorting Cards Free Printable

Here is a picture showing the sorting cards included in the printable.

Then and Now Sorting Cards Free Printable

Thank you for reading, Carolyn

You might also like the free emergent reader about one-room schoolhouses.

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