Older but essentially timeless photo of the Blue Ridge Parkway (in western North Carolina) on a bitterly cold winter day with just a light dusting of snow.Older but essentially timeless photo of the Blue Ridge Parkway (in western North Carolina) on a bitterly cold winter day with just a light dusting of snow.
Grade Level: Fourth Grade Lesson Plan
Subject: Social Studies, English/Language Arts, Computer and Technology/ Information Skills
By Cory Farrands
Grace Christian Academy – Haywood County
In this project, fourth graders will learn about their home state in history using My State Notebook, published by A. Beka Books.They will be learning and gathering information on North Carolina’s symbols, history, climate, industry, agriculture, wildlife. They will make their own scrapbooks with pictures and information they have learned about.
Adventures of the American Mind – Western Carolina University
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