Chapter 1 Family—Home is Where the Heart Is

Chapter 2 Housing—Home, Sweet Home

Chapter 3 Housework and Domestic Service—A Woman’s Work is Never Done

Chapter 4 Food—We Are What We Eat

Chapter 5 Home Cooking From Scratch

Chapter 6 Education Theories Behind the Themes

Thematic Instruction
Place-Based Education
Culturally Responsive Teaching
Aligning to Standards


Works Cited


About the Author

About the header image: Late 19th century depictions of home presented a comfortable upper middle class life that was not a reality for many families.
Currier and Ives print, c. 1869.
Image courtesy of Library of Congress