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.
Here is a picture showing the sorting cards in use in a tray.
Here is a picture showing the sorting cards included in the printable.
Thank you for reading, Carolyn
You might also like the free emergent reader about one-room schoolhouses.