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Read Kansas! Primary - P-11 My Daily Life in Kansas

The purpose of this second grade lesson is to have students find similarities between their lives and those of people from the past. The students will use Read Kansas! cards to learn about daily life activities of an Osage boy and a pioneer girl. Students will identify similarities and use that information to write a paragraph or draw a picture comparing their daily life with one of these children from the past. The lesson can be completed in one or two class periods.

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Spanish translation                                                            Spanish translation

Spanish translations for each card have been provided by students in the Spanish classes of Roberto Barrera, Fredonia High School.

To view a PDF of the front and back of each image, click on the card.

Kansas Standards for History, Government and Social Studies

Standard #4: Societies experience continuity and change over time.

  • 4.1:  The student will recognize and evaluate continuity and change over time and its impact on individuals, institutions, communities, states, and nations.

Kansas College and Career Ready Standards:

  • RI.2.5: The student knows and uses various text features (e.g., captions, bold print, subheadings, glossaries, indexes, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text efficiently.
  • RI.2.9: The student compares and contrasts the most important points presented by two texts on the same topic.

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