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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