Funky Farming Then and Now. A Webquest Adventure. Home Page. Introduction Task Process Farm Stories Machinery Crops Communication Family Roles Evaluation. HOME. Introduction. Imagine your great-grandparents were pioneers in the early 1900’s.
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Then and Now
A Webquest Adventure
Imagine your great-grandparents were pioneers in the early 1900’s.
Through your discussions with your great-grandparents, you learned about their life during that time.
You are going to compare life on a farm today with the life your great-grandparents experienced back then.
In this WebQuest, you will first take a look at life on a Saskatchewan farm in the present day.
You will then discover what the daily life of a farm family used to be like.
After researching the different areas of living, you will then compare these areas to present day farming in Saskatchewan.
To complete your farming adventure, you will compare these five areas:
3. Finally, we will be participating in a blog with another classroom in rural Saskatchewan. This internet tool will allow us to ask questions and have conversations with students who are living on a farm today.
Farms Then and Now Blog
1. Research the different kinds of machines and tools used on farms in the present day and the past.
2. Use the worksheet to compare machines used on present day farms and those used on pioneer farms.
Crops in Saskatchewan
2. View the pictures for each section and read the captions.
Farm Family Roles