Life in Paul Revere's Boston
Students will learn and experience ways that life in the 18th century was different from life today.
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Once per week
over 9 weeks
learners per class
per learner - per class
How does a “Multi-Day” course work?
Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries
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This class will show students what it was like living in the 18th century (the 1700s) in Boston at the time of the American Revolution. The class will be taught by Jacob and Nancy Bloom (both Outschool teachers.) In nine 55 minute classes meeting weekly, we will provide a lively peek at what life was like in that time and place, including activities to keep the kids engaged and excited about early U.S. history. There will be lectures as well as plenty of time for discussion – and we will...
Homework assignments will be designed to let the students spend a short amount of time outside of class reviewing the class material, such as: Play one of the games we've learned with a friend or relative. Teach a parent a couple of the rules of good manners we studied. Write a journal entry each day, of at least one line, telling something you did that day. You can use the penmanship we studied, or any other method of writing.
Notebook and pen for keeping a journal and practicing penmanship. Cardboard and string.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
A short informal assessment will be written for each student at the end of the nine weeks.
55 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
We will provide all the source material for the class, by sharing it on the screen.
Jacob BloomDance Leader, Teacher, and Researcher
6 total reviews
10 completed classes
My first course is about how the politics of the American Revolution affected two colonial dancing masters, and why dancing was important in colonial times. Other courses will follow! I've been leading participatory dance since 1977, and...