Lesson

Between the Rivers

Lesson Overview

This unit Between the Rivers is comprised of two lessons encompassing approximately fifteen days.  Lesson One entitled Our Community focuses on the community in which we live and some of the many aspects of this community.  During this lesson, the students will study our community and become familiar with a few of the geographic features.  This lesson incorporates the natural resources that are in abundance in this area.  The second lesson in the unit will examine the natural resources more closely.

Duration
Multiple days
Lesson Type
Traditional Lesson

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2

Social Studies

Map of the United States of America
Sample of Tobacco
Visual Documents, see Placard-Passive Resistance, Placard-Field Work, Placard-Runaways, Placard -Slave Auction
Smart Board
Document Camera
Chart Paper
Pen
Markers
Cotton
Small Boxes
Clay
Shackles
Venn Diagram

  • Slave Inventory
  • Excerpts from slave children, see Group 1, Group 2, Group 3, Group 4
  • Slave Work Schedule (activity)
  • Slavery in South Carolina (article)
  • Primary source pictures of Hewn Timber Cabins

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