This unit will investigate the birth of a railroad through Western North Carolina once known as the Murphy Branch. We will discuss how the operation and purpose for the train has changed over time. The Murphy Branch portion was completed in 1891 […]
Children will use books, magazines, Internet, people from our county and any other resources to gain background knowledge of quilt history, and the stories quilts tell. As a culminating activity, students will write a story about a special memory and design a quilt block to illustrate their story.
Students in a home school setting compare the pioneer period and the present; therefore, there is greater opportunity for students to go on field trips and explore hands-on activities. […]
In this unit children explore the history of their local community through maps, primary documents, such as journals and newspaper articles, and secondary source materials such as publications by local historical societies. […]
Where have we been? Where are we now? Where are we going? Major changes have taken place over the last one hundred years. Some communities have grow, some have stayed the same, and some are no longer. This unit will focus on these changes and the impact that they have had in the lives of our families and friends.
This is a Second Grade Lesson Plan. This unit integrates Communication Skills Lang Arts Social Studies History Art Technology and Information skills in an interesting and informative way. […]