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Online Exhibit. Explore the toys,games and dolls children played with in the past and what parents did – or didn’t – consider important about their children’s playthings. See how advances in technology changed toys.
This Resource is for:Educators; Youth and Scouts; Students
Theme:Family and Community Life
Type of Use:Online Exhibition, See Toys Teacher Materials for classroom activities and bibliography.
Curriculum Connection:U.S. History; Technology/Engineering; English Language Arts; Cross-disciplinary Thinking
National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies Strands II, IV; National English Language Arts Standards 1, 3, 4, 7; Michigan Social Studies Grade Level and High School Content Expectations K - H2.0.1, H2.0.4; 1 - H2.0.5, H2.0.6; Michigan English Language Arts Grade Level and High School Content Expectations K - R.NT.00.03, R.NT.00.04, R.CM.00.01, W.GN.00.01; 1 - R.NT.01.04, R.CM.01.01, W.GN.01.01; 2 - R.NT.02.03, R.CM.02.01; 3 - R.NT.03.01, R.NT.03.03, R.CM.03.01
Grade/Age Level:Early Elementary; Upper Elementary; Middle School; High School; Adults; Brownie Girl Scouts; Junior Girl Scouts; Cadette Girl Scouts
Time Period:Era 4: Expansion and Reform; Era 6: The Development of an Industrial, Urban and Global United States; Era 7: The Great Depression and WWII; Era 8: Post-WWII United States; Era 9: America in a new global age
Tags:children, books, dolls, blocks, games