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Standard 3.4.1.PR

3.4.1.PR Investigate the cultural characteristics of places and regions around the world.

Grade(s): 3, 4, 5

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2020

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Making Baskets | Gullah Net
Making Baskets | Gullah Net

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The Gullah tradition of creating coiled grass baskets is a craft that has been handed down from generation to generation. Instead of weaving the baskets, a needle made from a spoon handle, bone or...
Songs | Gullah Net
Songs | Gullah Net

Audio

Music is another important part of life on the Sea Islands. Most of the Gullah music is found in religious practices. Although spirituals had a Christian message, they were heartfelt expressions of...
Gullah Traditions | Gullah Net
Gullah Traditions | Gullah Net

Document

Gullah traditions are the customs, beliefs and ways of life that have been passed down among Sea Island families. Making sweetgrass baskets, quilting, and knitting fishing nets are a few of the crafts...
Gullah People | Gullah Net
Gullah People | Gullah Net

Photo

Gullah communities are located where enslaved Africans once lived and worked on Sea Island plantations that were owned by American colonists. Native Americans were also part of these communities. The...
Gullah History | Gullah Net
Gullah History | Gullah Net

Document

From West Africa During the late 1600s, English settlers in the new colonies needed more workers to farm thousands of acres of land on Sea Island plantations. Although some of the workers were Native...
Saving Sandy Island, Part 3 - Preservation
Saving Sandy Island, Part 3 - Preservation

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In part three of Saving Sandy Island the residents begin to explore what will happen to their island if development takes place and what they must do to preserve the land. Saving Sandy Island is a...
Saving Sandy Island, Part 9 - The Future
Saving Sandy Island, Part 9 - The Future

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Part nine of nine the Carolina Stories: Saving Sandy Island. Saving Sandy Island is a documentary about the struggle to save an exceptional South Carolina island and its Gullah community from...