Work Long Ago

Women preparing fish at cannery, Benicia, Solano County. California State Library. (Source)

How are our lives different from those in the past? How are they the same?

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This lesson focuses on the topic of work and jobs to illuminate change over time. Kindergartners have some direct experiential knowledge of jobs today, which can be leveraged to learn about the differences and similarities of jobs and work in the past.