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A Look into Life on a Colonial Farm

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Kelly Rush


Paine Intermediate, Trussville City Schools


This podcast is intended to help students get a visual of what life was like during colonial times on a farm. You will be able to view the inside of a colonial farm, in rural Virginia. While looking around the home you will see a working kitchen and be able to listen to a description of some foods being prepared. You will also learn a little bit about the process of preparing flax to be made into clothing. If you are looking for a way to share with your students what life was like this is the podcast for you!

Length: 04:57

Content Areas: Social Studies

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

[SS2010] US10 (10) 2: Compare regional differences among early New England, Middle, and Southern colonies regarding economics, geography, culture, government, and American Indian relations. [A.1.a., A.1.b., A.1.d., A.1.g., A.1.i.]

National/Other Standards:

NCSS #1 Social studies programs should include experiences that provide for the study of culture and cultural diversity.


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