History is... I created this to go into my students social studies binders. I was looking for a good, but simplistic, way to explain what history is and why they should care. The picture is not great, but I used bright colors and different fonts to make the poster pop. I will also display a copy, with a bright colored mat around it, on one of my bulletin boards.
The Victorians liked to have their social classes clearly defined. The working class was divided into three layers, the lowest being 'working men' or labourers, then the ‘intelligent artisan’, and above him the ‘educated working man’. In reality, things were not so tidily demarcated. Photo: Glasgow slum, 1868
Proletariat - a lower social class, usually the working class; a member of such a class is proletarian. Originally it was identified as those people who had no wealth other than their children. - Workers-
Leaving Asia and Middle East behind, it is fascinating to notice how history repeats itself at different latitudes and longitudes, demonstrating once again that nail art is somehow connected to an ancestral human need for beauty and imagination. Incas, Aztec and other pre-Columbian civilisations, in fact, used nail polish to decorate their nails and to define social classes.
This is a great project for G+T students in fifth and sixth grade. Variations I have done include working individually and letting the students choose anywhere in the world they would like their country to be. The geography and climate of their portion of the earth affects the other aspects, such as history, customs, foods, etc.