The Night the Clock Went Backwards: Writing Historic Letters and Journal Entries

The Night the Clock Went Backwards: Writing Historic Letters and Journal Entries

$38.00Price

“Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a chance that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.” - Mary Ritter Beard

 

Civilization has gone from painting on cave walls to instant messaging. What happened? How has language changed? Discover how language across the world has developed to what it is today, especially English. Students will take a step back in history, writing letters in the 1800s, sending telegrams using Morse Code, and recording in their own words what the world was once like.

 

  • Write letters imitating writing from before the 1900s

 

  • Write journal entries from the viewpoint of a fictional character in a historic event

 

  • Write a five-paragraph expository essay

 

You won't want to miss this class!

 

  • Minimum recommended age: 9
  • Instructor: Ms Anna Bonney
  • Mondays, 12:45-1:45 PM ET
  • 4 classes
  • January 31, February 7, 14, 21