Then and Now 1-104


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1-104 was interested in learning about how school was long ago. So, they interviewed their grandparents and learned some interesting things about what school was like years ago.

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Then and Now 1-104

  1. 1. Family Then and Now: Comparing and Contrasting School Days By: 1-104
  2. 2. <ul><li>We interviewed our grandparents in order to find out what school was like when they were young. We compared their answers with ours. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Where did you go to school? What did it look like? <ul><li>Then </li></ul><ul><li>Alicia: “My grandma went to school in Guyana. The name of the school was New Market Primary School.” </li></ul><ul><li>Sukhmanpreet: “My grandma’s school looked like a house. It only had three classrooms.” </li></ul><ul><li>Now </li></ul><ul><li>Shaheer: “Our school is in New York. The name of our school is P.S. 62.” </li></ul><ul><li>Luis: “P.S. 62 is a brick building with a lot of classrooms. It even has three floors.” </li></ul>
  4. 4. How did you get to school? <ul><li>Now </li></ul><ul><li>Samanta: “I walk to school with my grandma.” </li></ul><ul><li>Angel: “I walk to school with my mom.” </li></ul><ul><li>Avneet: “I come to school on the school bus.” </li></ul><ul><li>Then </li></ul><ul><li>Tahir: “My grandpa walked to school when he was my age.” </li></ul><ul><li>Naheed: “My grandmother went to school in a rickshaw.” </li></ul>
  5. 5. How many children did you have in your class? <ul><li>Then </li></ul><ul><li>Ayesha: “My grandfather had forty children in his class. ” </li></ul><ul><li>Jagdesh: “My grandma told me that she had fifty students in her class.” </li></ul><ul><li>Now </li></ul><ul><li>Muhammad & Manveer: “There are twenty-three children in our class.” </li></ul>
  6. 6. Did you eat lunch in school? What kind of food did you eat for lunch? <ul><li>Then </li></ul><ul><li>Sudipto: “Yes, my grandpa ate lunch in school. He ate rice with curry everyday.” </li></ul><ul><li>Harleen: “My grandpa brought his lunch from home. All of the students ate lunch at 12:00 in the classroom.” </li></ul><ul><li>Now </li></ul><ul><li>Mehakpreet: “We eat lunch at 10:30 am in the cafeteria. Sometimes we have cheese sticks. On Fridays, we have pizza!” </li></ul>
  7. 7. How did you dress when you went to school? <ul><li>Then </li></ul><ul><li>Amber: “My grandmother wore a uniform to school, like me. Her uniform was a white short sleeve shirt and a navy blue skirt.” </li></ul><ul><li>Now </li></ul><ul><li>Melissa: “We wear a uniform to school. We wear yellow shirts and navy blue pants or skirts. Some children even wear ties!” </li></ul>
  8. 8. What was your favorite thing to do when you got home from school? <ul><li>Then </li></ul><ul><li>Neval: “My grandfather had to work on the farm when he got home from school. He wasn’t allowed to play until all of his chores were done.” </li></ul><ul><li>Jivi: “My grandma had to help her mother clean and take care of the house when she got home from school.” </li></ul><ul><li>Now </li></ul><ul><li>Ronaldo: “I like to watch television when I get home from school.” </li></ul><ul><li>Simranjit: “My favorite thing to do when I get home from school is play outside with my friends.” </li></ul><ul><li>Jannel: “When I get home from school like to play video games.” </li></ul>
  9. 9. We learned a lot about what school was like when our grandparents were young. We hope you did too! The End