The students will define cobbler
and compare how shoes were made in Colonial times to how
they are made today.
what a cobbler is and use the Merriam-Webster
site for a definition.
the information from the Colonial
Williamsburg web site. Discuss how
everything was done by hand and simple machines - no
electricity or assembly lines, etc.
the chosen book. Point out differences between
shoemaking in the 18th century and shoe factories
out the Making
Shoes Then and Now Worksheet and complete it as a
a lesson on different shoe styles around the
world. Use the following web site for assistance
From Around the World. Find the different
locations on a world map.
any of the web site on the home page discussing shoe
up a shoe shop in the classroom. Discuss all the
different aspects important in running a business.