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Then Vs. Now - Communication
  • Then Vs. Now - Communication

    Embark on an exciting journey through the history of communication with our comprehensive unit that explores the evolution of how we connect and share information. From the invention of the telephone to the advent of cell phones, this unit is packed with engaging activities that will captivate learners of all ages.


    Activities Include:


    *The Telephone Revolution - Discover the fascinating history of the telephone and learn about its inventor, Alexander Graham Bell. Uncover the impact of this groundbreaking invention on society and how it transformed the way we communicate.


    *Breaking News Article Writing - Put on your journalist hat and craft your own breaking news article. Hone your writing skills as you report on historical communication milestones and their significance.


    *Your First Words - Reflect on the power of language and communication by writing about your first words and the importance of effective communication.


    *Communication Before the Telephone - Take a step back in time to explore communication methods before the telephone. Engage in a letter writing activity to experience the art of written correspondence.


    *The Telegraph Unveiled - Uncover the wonders of the telegraph and learn about its inventor, Samuel Morse.


    *Create a Telephone - Get hands-on with a fun DIY activity where you can create your own telephone using simple materials. 


    * Then vs. Now Sorting - Compare communication methods from the past and present with a sorting activity 


    *Timeline of Communication - Map out key milestones in the history of communication with a dynamic timeline activity.


    *Venn Diagram, Then & Now - Explore similarities and differences to gain a deeper understanding of technological progress.


    *The Cell Phone Era - Investigate the arrival of cell phones in Canada and research different cell phone plans. 


    *Communication Symbols - Decode the world of communication symbols and their meanings. 


    *Dial the Phone Number - Practice your dialing skills with a hands-on activity that simulates the experience of using a rotary phone. Experience the nostalgia of vintage communication technology.


    *How Things Change, Then and Now - Reflect on how things change and how change impacts on daily life.


    *My Future Invention - Unleash your creativity and create your own invention


    *My Family, Then and Now Photo - Expand the then vs. now theme to see how your family has changed over time


    *Coloring Pages


    Join us on a captivating exploration of communication history and technology. From the humble beginnings of the telephone to the digital age of smartphones, this unit promises to inspire curiosity, creativity, and a deeper appreciation for the power of connection.


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