Back to School

Just some archive photos of school projects and shots of the kids going to school!
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In the 18th Century a slave,  Phyllis Wheatley had to study at night in her room. African American girls weren't allowed in school, but she was taught to read and write by her owners. More here:First Published African American Woman.

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I write after all my work is done!




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The girls are anxious to go to school.


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Updated vintage chalk board with map!
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Chalk and erasers made of toothpicks and sticky foam/felt.


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Revitalized baby changing table. Tutorial on the chalkboard and cabinet are HERE.


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Lots of supplies.


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An ancient computer.


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Working at the dining room table.


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First day of school. Smile!

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History is a great subject.


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The girls think so.
Fold-up Classroom and others for diorama posts are HERE.

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We know who that is, George Washington!


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"Class, General and then President Washington was praised in a poem by a young slave girl, Phillis Wheatley. Please for homework, read her poem and write another  poem or story about someone you admire in History. Class dismissed!"
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"What I tried to say about President Washington was, First in War, First in Peace, First in the Hearts of his Countrymen."



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3 comments:

  1. Ha-ha, lovin' the mouse for the computer:)

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    1. Thanks, Lynn. I know it's really cute--very 1990's though, LOL.

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  2. I thought that Computer Mouse was a nice touch too... and the Teacher is kinda a Hottie! *LOL* I just J'Adore tiny things, my Grand-Daughter recently purged her Toys and joked that I've now become a Tiny Food Hoarder since I kept so many of those minuscule Foods, just too Cute to hawk them all at her Booth at the Antique Mall. Tho' I must say her Collectible Toys are selling way better than my Antiques!

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