When enslaved Africans came to the coast of South Carolina they brought many foods with them that have become traditional Southern favorites. They include peanuts, sweet potatoes, okra, black-eyed peas, collard greens and sesame seeds. Inviting your students to create and eat foods made from these healthy Gullah ingredients will give them a real “taste” of the culture. We have included two recipes. This is a no-cooking recipe for young students.These treats are nutritious, delicious and easy to prepare.
Other Instructional Materials or Notes:
mixing bowls - utensils
firmly packed brown sugar
- 3-2 The student will demonstrate an understanding of the exploration and settlement of South Carolina.
- The inhabitants of the early Carolina colony included native, immigrant, and enslaved peoples. To understand how these various groups interacted to form a new and unique culture, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set forth in the follo...
- 2 Reason both contextually and abstractly.
- P-3.2.2 Discuss ways that the environment influences personal and community health.
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