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Carroll Homestead - Teacher Resources

Fourth-grade students walk back in time as they explore the Carroll family homestead site and discover what life was like on a subsistence farm in the late 1800s and early 1900s.

Educator's Guide (pdf - 335kb) - Images are low resolution to reduce file size.

Maine State Learning Results


All items are available from the Educator's Resource Library unless otherwise indicated with a *.

General Bibliography

*Dunnack, Henry E. The Maine Book. Augusta, ME, 1920.

Gammon, Billie. Rural Reflections 1840's to 1880's. Maine: Washburn-Norlands Foundation, 1978.

Green, Harvey. The Light of the Home. New York, NY: Pantheon Books, 1983.

*The 1989 Information Please Almanac. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 1989.

Raup, Henry. Four Generations in Maine. Ellsworth, ME: Eastern National Park and Monument Association, 1993.

*Thornton, Mrs. Seth S. Traditions and Records of Southwest Harbor and Somesville, Mount Desert Island, Maine. Auburn, ME: Merrill and Webber, 1938.

*The World Almanac and Book of Facts 1994. NJ: Funk and Wagnall, Inc., 1994.

Teacher Literature

Aho, Patricia A. Quilt Designs From Down East. Camden, ME: Down East Books, 1991.

American Mail Order Fashions. Maynard, MA: Chandler Press, 1989.

Anderson, Robert V. Mixin's and Fixin's. Maynard, MA: Chandler Press, 1988.

Bronson, J. and R. Bronson. Early American Weaving and Dyeing. New York, NY: Dover Publications, Inc., 1977.

Clark, Charles E., James S. Leamon and Karen Bowden. Maine in the Early Republic. London: University Press of New England, 1988.

A Country Kitchen, 1850. Maynard, MA: Chandler Press, 1987.

Early American School Books. Maynard, MA: Chandler Press, 1988.

Gardner, James B. and George Rollie Adams. Ordinary People and Everyday Life. Nashville, TN: The American Association for State and Local History, 1982.

Kyvig, David E. and Myron A. Marty. Nearby History - Exploring the Past Around You. Nashville, TN: The American Association for State and Local History, 1983.

Nylander, Jane C. Our Own Snug Fireside. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1994.

Rascals and Rogues of Long Ago. Maynard, MA: Chandler Press, 1989.

Schlereth, Thomas J. Artifacts and the American Past. Nashville, TN: American Association for State and Local History, 1980.

Sloane, Eric. A Museum of Early American Tools. New York, NY: Funk and Wagnals, 1964.

Stenson, Elizabeth. Early Settler Activity Guide. New York, NY: Crabtree Publishing Co.,1983.

Weitzman, David. My Backyard History Book. Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Co., 1975.

White, et al. Fun and Games of Long Ago. Maynard, MA: Chandler Press, 1988.

Student Literature

Adams, Peter. Early Loggers and the Sawmill. New York, NY: Crabtree Publishing Co., 1989.

Aylesworth, Thomas G. and Virginia L. Aylesworth. Let's Discover the States - Northern New England. New York, NY: Chelsea House Publishers, 1988.

Children's Stories of the 1850s. Maynard, MA: Chandler Press, 1987.

Grandma Trooley's Old Fashioned Picture Book for Boys and Girls. Maynard, MA: Chandler Press, 1988.

Gunby, Lise. Early Farm Life. New York, NY: Crabtree Publishing, 1983.

Kalman, Bobbie. Early Village Life. New York, NY: Crabtree Publishing Co., 1981.

Kalman, Bobbie. Food for the Settler. New York, NY: Crabtree Publishing Co., 1982.

Kalman, Bobbie. Early Artisans. Toronto, Ontario: Crabtree Publishing Co., 1983.

Kalman, Bobbie. Home Crafts. Toronto, Ontario: Crabtree Publishing, 1990.

Kalman, Bobbie. Visiting a Village. New York, NY: Crabtree Publishing Co., 1990.

Kalman, Bobbie. Colonial Crafts. New York, NY: Crabtree Publishing Co., 1992.

Kalman, Bobbie. Early Stores and Markets. New York, NY: Crabtree Publishing Co., 1992.

Kalman, Bobbie. Early Travel. New York, NY: Crabtree Publishing Co., 1992.

Kalman, Bobbie. Historic Communities: Tools and Gadgets. New York, NY: Crabtree Publishing Co., 1992.

Kalman, Bobbie. Historic Communities: 18th Century Clothing. New York, NY: Crabtree Publishing Co., 1993.

Kalman, Bobbie. Historic Communities: The Kitchen. New York, NY: Crabtree Publishing Co., 1993.

Kalman, Bobbie. Historic Communities: 19th Century Clothing. New York, NY: Crabtree Publishing Company, 1993.

Kalman, Bobbie and Tammy Everts. Historic Communities: A Child's Day. New York, NY: Crabtree Publishing Co., 1994.

Kalman, Bobbie and Tammy Everts. Historic Communities: Customs and Traditions. New York, NY: Crabtree Publishing Co., 1994.

Kalman, Bobbie. Historic Communities: A One-Room School. New York, NY: Crabtree Publishing Co., 1994.

Kalman, Bobbie. Historic Communities: Settler Sayings. New York, NY: Crabtree Publishing Co., 1994.

Perl, Lila. The Great Ancestor Hunt: The Fun of Finding Out Who You Are. New York, NY: Clarion Books, 1989.

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