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What Did They Do Before There Was TV? Entertainment in the Age of the Magic Lantern

Students explore the recreational activities in which people participated during the nineteenth century to balance the rigors of work in their lives. Purchase Yorkers - Entertainment Cover

Learning goals:
-Examine how late 1800s leisure activities reflected prevailing social and cultural attitudes and values
-Examine the business skills needed to be an entrepreneur
-Analyze the visual impact of and the written words found in various advertising posters

Publication Date: July 2007

Number of pages: 17 (overview - 2; lesson 1 - 4; lesson 2; 6; lesson 3 - 5)

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