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  Disciplines: Social Studies, Language Arts, Science
Grade Levels: 4-8
Time Frame: Three class periods
Materials Needed:
Board of Health Minutes 01
Board of Health Minutes 02
Quarantine Scrapbook 01
Quarantine Scrapbook 02
Quarantine Scrapbook 03
Town Quarantine Worksheet 01
Town Quarantine Worksheet 02 - Homework Lesson
Town Quarantine Worksheet 03
Learning Objectives: The students will:
1.Gather information about the Town Quarantine of 1916 from meeting notes and scrapbook pages.
2.Define pertinent vocabulary including quarantine and infantile paralysis.
3.Gather information about the public places their families frequent and write a story about what a typical Saturday would be like under quarantine.
4.Examine historical record for discrepancies and try to determine which sources are most credible.
NYS Social Studies Standards Correlation:

Standard 1: Key Idea 4
-Consider different interpretations of key events and /or issues in history and understand the differences in these accounts.
-Explore different experiences, beliefs motives, and traditions of people living in their neighborhoods, communities, and State.
-View historic events through the eyes of those who were there, as shown in their art, writings, music and artifacts.

-Consider the sources of historic documents, narratives, or artifacts and evaluate their reliability
-Describe historic events through the eyes and experiences of those who were there.

Standard 5: Key Idea 4
-Explain the role that civility plays in promoting effective citizenship in preserving democracy.


1806 Juror

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