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Ox-Cart Man

MSRP: $29.95
Price: $23.95
You Save: $6.00 (20 %)
Order Number: 126.0018
Format : DVD
Theme:A colonial village reveals a time when people had a close relationship with the land, animals, and people they needed for for everyday life and survival.
The feature book describes the day-to-day life of an early 19th-century New England family.


LeVar is inspired to visit Old Sturbridge Village, Massachusetts, a hands-on living museum where he discovers what life was like in the early 1800’s. He learns about training oxen, blacksmithing, bartering, and early printing methods.
Author: Donald Hall
Publisher: Viking
Field Trip Segments
Old Sturbridge Village - Get a glimpse of 18th century life with LeVar at Old Sturbridge Village. While there, learn how to train oxen.
In the Kitchen - Explore an 18th century kitchen. Later, LeVar visits a blacksmith where he helps make a door handle and learns about bartering as an early form of trading.
The Print Shop - At the Isaiah Thomas Printshop, LeVar sees how early books were printed.
Review Books: Round Trip by Ann Jonas; A Winter Place by Ruth Yaffe Radin; Wagon Wheelsby Barbara Brenner.

Click here for Social Studies Teacher’s Guide

Use this episode to further enhance your  math and sience curriculum.  Math Concepts: seasonal time, timelines, counting, classification and video streaming.
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Click here for  Theme Lesson Plan -- "On The Farm"

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Rights granted with purchase include: a) life of media audiovisual use and  b) public performance.

Ideal for Grades: K - 4
Duration: 30 minutes
Closed Captioned
Series #126

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