Little Tennessee River 1942 (Before Fontana Dam)

Little Tennessee River 1942 (Before Fontana Dam) From the collection of Barbara Fortner

Third Grade Unit Plan

The content area of study will encompass the disciplines of social studies, reading, math, and computer technology. The scope of the unit is to acquaint the students with their cultural heritage by comparing and contrasting pioneer life in Swain County to the changes that have occurred over a period of time. The concepts will be taught in the third grade from the N.C. Standard Course of Study.

By Linda Hogue

Swain East Elementary Schools- Swain County Schools

Adventures of the American Mind- Western Carolina University

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