Describe the town where you lived (or the
one nearest to you). If you lived in more than one town, which one
do you think of as "home?" Why?
What was the most important form of transportation
When, if ever, did the family need to make
a trip to a larger town? How did you travel there? What memories
do you have of those times?
Who did the family shopping or marketing?
Where and how often did they go?
What clubs or organizations did family members
belong to? How important were these clubs to the family?
What community events or celebrations do
From Toward a Better Balance: Curriculum
Guide for Multicultural Education, Susan K. Donley (Pittsburgh: Pennsylvania
Ethnic Heritage Studies Center, 1988) ©1988 Pennsylvania House of
Representatives. Used by permission.