Guided Primary Source Analysis: At School

extended school day program in the public schools

What are the children doing in this photo? Be specific and use details from the image to support your conclusions.

Compare and contrast this classroom with yours. What are the similarities and differences?

Look at this image of where the children gather before school. What do you notice? Read the source record. How does this program from the past compare to today’s extended school day programs? What value do these programs have for the community?

What other observations, reflections or questions does this source inspire? Let us know!