We are starting Gilded Age studies with American Girl Samantha next week.
History: Gilded Age (late Victorian, early Edwardian)
Catholic saint: St. Katharine Drexel
Art appreciation: Mary Cassatt (born in Pittsburgh) and American painters
Skill: Journaling – mixed media and various uses
Optional enrichment literature: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (free text and audio) and Alice in Wonderland (free text and audio). Many of the books (text and audio) that kids would read during Gilded Age are here.
We will have Victorian/Edwardian Valentine Tea Party on Feb. 12 (Week 5)
All details below and in Samantha.pdf file