Public Education & American Culture. 1870s – first U.S. kindergarten programs: do you remember kindergarten? Expression through stories, games, songs (geography) http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v=apIzM6rywf0 Creativity yields a head start to education Behavior is addressed and learned
1870s – first U.S. kindergarten programs:
do you remember kindergarten?
Joseph Pulitzer (Hungarian immigrant)- 1st modern, mass-circulation paper
William Randolph Hearst – challenges Pulitzer
Yellow journalism: news reporting, often biased on untrue, that relies on sensation stories and headlines
Dime novels: low-priced paperback books offering
thrilling adventure stories
Realists: writers who tried to show the harsh side of life as it was
Local color: speech and habits of a particular region
This generation of writers try to capture the
gritty side of modern life
Create an “AABCCB” poem about what you’ve learned today about education. Can’t think of anything?... create one based on what you’ve learned about the meatpacking industry.
INCLUDE at least one picture or drawing
Have fun with this!!! Make it creative!
MINIMUM: two sets
Here’s an example of 1 set of an “aabccb” poem…..
Little Miss MuffetSat on atuffetEating her curds and whey.Along came a spiderAnd sat down beside herAnd frightened Miss Muffett away.