New York State Archives, NYSA_A3045-78_A4191
A large kindergarten classroom at School 24 in Rochester, New York, circa 1900.
What are the parts of the kindergarten classroom?
What parts are the same as today’s kindergarten classroom?
What parts are different?
What do you think was better about kindergarten classrooms then? What is better now?
In what year was the first free kindergarten opened in the United States. Who could attend?
English Language Arts: Create a T-chart showing the differences and similarities of this classroom and the classroom in the photograph titled "Kindergarten Class."
Jennings, Peter, Jennifer Armstrong, Todd Brewster, and Katherine Bourbeau. The Century for Young People. Bantam Doubleday Dell Books for Young Readers, September 1999. ISBN: 0385327080
DK Publishing. Children's History of the 20th Century. DK Publishing, Inc., August 1999. ISBN: 0789447223
McGovern, Ann. If You Lived 100 Years Ago. Scholastic, Inc., August 1999. ISBN: 0590960016