Pioneer life

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Pioneer life

  1. 1. Pioneer Life How Pioneer Children Lived, Played, and Worked By Mrs. Patzlaff
  2. 2. What kind of home would you have? What kind of work would you do? What would you do for fun?
  3. 3. What kind of home would you have? <ul><li>Many pioneers lived in sod houses. </li></ul><ul><li>These were also called soddies. </li></ul>Why do you think the pioneers built their houses this way?
  4. 4. What kind of work would you do? <ul><li>Pioneer children had many jobs to do everyday . </li></ul>
  5. 5. The girls often helped to take care of their younger brothers and sisters. They also helped with the cooking, cleaning and laundry.
  6. 6. Older boys helped with the farming caring for the animals, and hunting for food.                                                                                                                                                    
  7. 7. Younger children might: help in the garden bring water from the creek or well to the house care for chickens and collect their eggs what jobs do you do at home?
  8. 8. What would you do for fun? <ul><li>you might play kick the can </li></ul><ul><li>you might go fishing or swimming if you lived near a creek </li></ul>What kind of toys do you think you would have? click on the horse to see pioneer toys
  9. 9. What would you like about being a pioneer? your play? your work? your home?
  10. 10. THE END back to unit page

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