Educational Activities for K-12 Students and beyond
"How long should education last? For life."
—Jules Michelet, as quoted in "The National Teacher", Columbus, Ohio: E.E. White, Publisher, 1872, p. 59.
9-12th Grade and beyond
The essay prompts on this page are also suitable as discussion questions for adult reading groups and book clubs —or for starting conversations at the dinner table!
K-2nd grade (Coloring sheets)
Some external links to materials for enhancing learning:
Everyday Life As A Learning Experience —an article Sarah wrote for the educational site Commonlit.org:
1891 Classroom Etiquette
Digitized historical children's literature, free to download: ufdc.ufl.edu/baldwin/all/thumbs
Suggestive Programs for Special Day Exercises
(Lesson plans for holidays, from 1898—free download from Google books)
Cursive writing practice guides for sale:
(We're not associated with this company and don't make money from its sale of these cursive guides in any way; I'm just a firm believer that all children should be given the opportunity to learn cursive.)
Free digital copies of Bancroft's Reader —an important 19th-century American schoolbook:
Bancroft's Third Reader
Bancroft's Fifth Reader
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