A Day in the Life of…18th Century Occupations

Abstract: 

This is a lesson plan from The Powder House, South Carolina's oldest public building. 1. The student will demonstrate an understanding of colonial occupations: blacksmith, cooper, mason, candlestick maker, and a cobbler. 2. The students will create a “Help Wanted” ad describing in three sentences the duties of an occupation during the colonial times.

Organization Affiliation: 
The Powder Magazine
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