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Programs keyed to K-8 MCPS curriculum as a resource
 
Ways of the Wampanoag & Pilgrims 
Little Firefly 

Little Firefly / Ways of the Wampanoag

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Kindergarten “Families” 
 A Trip to Long Ago...
 
 Station # 1:    Families Now & Long Ago 
                      A Child's Day w/ Mistress Will
                       “Spinning A Yarn” & Carding Wool
  
 
Station # 2:   Children’s Farm Kitchen w/Goodie                    
                     Hands-On-History Activities:
                     Crushing the Corn
                     Yoke & Bucket Carry
                          
Station # 3:    Old Time Farm Games 
                          
             © WoodlawnManorMuseum 2008

 

A Living History Book…in the Park.
Thank you for  helping to turn the pages of time.

Grade 1   Life In The Past

19th Century Farming Community Change Over Time
Introduction:  A Tree In The Wood song         
The Quaker Farming Community of Old.

Chapter 1:   The Story of  The Brookeville Farm Wagon
                  Agriculture / Then and Now 
                                    

    Chapter 2:  Quaker Kitchen Farming Chores:
            Butter Churning Production
                Mortar & Pestle Corn Crushing
    Yoke & Bucket Carry 
                              Location:  Colonial Kitchen w/ Goodie
                                                 
    Chapter 3:  Sheep Wool Carding 
        Old Time Farm Games
 
 
© WoodlawnManorMuseum 2008
Charlie Needs A Cloak  1st grade program also available.
 

Grade 2
Ways of the Wampanoag & The Pilgrims  
People of the Dawn

Nikkomosachmiawen  Ceremony

The Pilgrims & The Wampanoag
 
Station 1   Artifacts & Wampanoag History
Bows & Arrows / Artifact Room
     w/ Grandmother Will
 
    
Station 2   Daily Life at The Pilgrim Kitchen
                      Crushing Weachimin with "Goodie"
                          P is for Pilgrim /Yoke & Bucket Carry 
 
Station 3  The Dancing Rock Song 
                                                             
© WoodlawnManorMuseum 2008

Grade 3 (New Curriculum)
 
Sharing Brookeville's Agricultural Past / Services & Goods/ Technology
 Plantation Life  c. 1800
 Barter & Trade/ (Economic Wants)

Spinning & Carding Demonstration (Specialized work)
Hands-On History Activities  (Goods made locally)
Butter Churning, Crushing Corn, Carrying Yoke & Bucket, Cheese Making, Games of Yore
 
© WoodlawnManorMuseum 2012

Grade 4
 
Colonial Maryland Plantation Life
Hands-On Colonial Daily Farm Life Activities:
Churning Butter @ the Dairy
Crushing The "Gold of the South" (corn)
Spin & Card "King Cotton"
Pump & Carry Well Water by Yoke & Buckets

See a "Hand of Cured Tobacco" Colonial cash crop
Barter & Trade at the General Store
Old Time Plantation Games
© WoodlawnManorMuseum 2008

Grade 4

 Early Woodland Native American Lifeways & Legends
Authentic Smudging Ceremony @ the Four Winds Village
 
Hands-On Yacomaco Daily Life & Artifacts
Bows & Arrows / Animal Signs
The Dancing Rock Song 
 Environmental History, A River Ran..."
Crushing "Weachimin" into "Nokehig"
© WoodlawnManorMuseum 2008
  
Grade 4 - 8
The Underground Railroad Experience in Maryland
( The Network to Freedom Award in 2001)
Author, Donna Will
Follow the Drinking Gourd Program
Living History Activities / Churning Butter, Yoke & Buckets
My Bedstead  was a Board...
Call & Response  "Juba" w/ African Percussion
The Freedom Puzzle
Wool Gathering
© WoodlawnManorMuseum 2008

Grade 5
The Winds of Revolution c. 1774
Colonial Conflict / Visit a Revolutionary House
Hands-On History & Interactive Play
Quaker Spinning & Carding Demonstration
The Patriot's Log Cabin Activities
Old Time Games
 
©  WoodlawnManorMuseum 2008

Grade 5
The Westward Ho!
The National Pike / Racing West
Experience the Journey / Pioneer Log Cabin Life Activities
 General Store / Barter & Trade
Meet Calamity 
Pioneer Farm Games 
Chuckwagon Grill
Westward Ho Wagon Train Experience!
© WoodlawnManorMuseum 2008

Grade 4 - 8
The Underground Railroad Experience in Maryland
The North Star Challenge Course
Tobacco Plantation Activities/ UGRR Play
The Drinking Gourd Board Game
Slave "testimony" 
The Sleeping Boards & Freedom Puzzle
The Old Hundred Pegs
© WoodlawnManorMuseum 2008

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Living History Character, Quaker Conductor UGRR


 



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