Black Swamp Settlement and Pioneer Chores

Get down and dirty performing chores done prior to the conveniences of modern home technology. Students learn through hands-on experiences how families lived by rotating through stations washing laundry, carding wool, churning butter and other activities.

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Ohio Learning Standards:

Kindergarten: Historical Thinking and Skills 2, Human Systems 7

1st Grade: Historical Thinking and Skills 2, Heritage 3, Places and Regions 5, Human Systems 6

2nd Grade: Historical Thinking and Skills 2, Heritage 3, Places and Regions 6

3rd Grade: Historical Thinking and Skills 1, 2, Heritage 3, Places and Regions 5, Human Systems 6

4th Grade: Historical Thinking and Skills 1, 2, Heritage 3, Places and Regions 10

5th Grade: Places and Regions 6, Human Systems 7, Production and Consumption 16