A Year at Cloverdale Elementary - Edukit

Offered by
Museum of Surrey
Last updated on
Tuesday, August 7th, 2018
Program Description

Students follow the lives of three children that attended Cloverdale Elementary for a whole school year (1910-1911). From the exciting arrival of the first BC Electric Railway train to the Surrey Agricultural Fair, students discover what life was like in Surrey’s old city center more than a hundred years ago. The Edukit tells the story of Nathaniel Hunter, Ruth Isabel White, Cecil Heppell and their families, and includes storybook, touchable artifacts, comprehensive teachers’ notes and suggested extension activities. Three week loan/ $50

Big Ideas
  • Language and story can be a source of creativity and joy.
  • Stories and other texts can be shared through pictures and words.
  • Stories and traditions about ourselves and our families reflect who we are and where we are from.
  • We shape the local environment, and the local environment shapes who we are and how we live.
  • Local actions have global consequences, and global actions have local consequences.
  • The pursuit of valuable natural resources has played a key role in changing the land, people, and communities of Canada.
  • Trip Details
    City: 
    For Grades: 
    K, 1, 2, 3, 4
    Times Offered: 
    Duration: 
    See notes. minutes unless otherwise stated.
    Maximum Students: 
    Offered In French: 
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    Fee Details
    Fee Notes: 

    $50.00 for a three week loan of the edukit.

    Additional Notes

    Teachers use the kits as they require/see fit over a three week period.  Staff do not deliver the program.