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The Finished Product 

After compiling their information from their emails, students did comparisons and presented their findings to their classmates.

Comparing Then and Now

STATE OF MAINE'S LEARNING RESULTS

Social Studies

HISTORY

A. Chronology

Students will use the chronology of history and major eras to demonstrate the relationships of events and people.  Students will be able to:

Pre-K-2

2. Distinguish similarities and differences among historical events.

English Language Arts

E.  PROCESSES OF WRITING AND SPEAKING

Students will demonstrate the ability to use skills and strategies of the writing process.  Students will be able to:

Pre-K-2

3. Respond to remarks or statements orally or in writing.

H.  RESEARCH-RELATED WRITING AND SPEAKING

Students will work, write, and speak effectively when doing research in all content areas.  Students will be able to:

Pre-K-2

3. Record and share information gathered.

 Interview Comparison

Students read their email responses and compared the similarities and differences in schools today.  Then they shared their interview comparison  results with the class on the Author's Chair.