History San Jose

History San Jose

History San José involves diverse audiences in exploring the varieties of human experience that contribute to the continuing history of San José and the Santa Clara Valley. History San José cares for over half a million objects that collectively help tell the story of the Santa Clara Valley. History San José manages two sites (History Park in Kelley Park as well as the Peralta Adobe and Fallon House in downtown San José) plus a collection of over 500,000 historical artifacts from Santa Clara Valley.

EDUCATOR CONTACT INFO

education@historysanjose.org

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  1650 Senter Road, San Jose, CA 95112

Santa Clara

408-287-2290

408-287-2291

A Child’s Life in the 1890s

Program description

Students will learn about life in a farming community and compare that with urban and suburban life today. They will search for the historical matches to modern objects of daily life. Buildings may include the Umbarger House, Schoolhouse, Fruit Barn, Stables, and Chinese American Historical Museum.

Booking / scheduling contact

Barbara E. Johnston

   408 918-1047

 bjohnston@historysanjose.org

Program detail
Artistic discipline: Multi-discipline, Storytelling
Cultural Origin: Other
Program type: Field Trip
Population served: Grade 2
Subject: Language Arts, Social Studies
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Tuesdays and Thursdays

Available times:

9:30 am – 10:45am 11:00 – 12:15 pm

Length of program: 90 minutes
Location(s):

History Park at Kelley Park

Fees / Ticketing:

$9 per child

Educator Qualifications

Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Connects to State and/or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes

Qualifications

Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes