Grade Level Archive

  • This two week third grade integrated unit will emphasize important Native American leaders past and present with in emphasis on Cherokee leaders. The unit includes literature about famous Native Americans. Students will develop an understand of how these people's lives have an impact on the current roles of Native Americans today.

    Native American Leaders

    This two week third grade integrated unit will emphasize important Native American leaders past and present with in emphasis on Cherokee leaders. The unit includes literature about famous Native Americans. Students will develop an understand of how these people's lives have an impact on the current roles of Native Americans today.

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  • The project covers three main themes: a) logging communities b) resources of the region and c) environmental impacts of logging on the region.

    Logging Communities of Swain County

    The project covers three main themes: a) logging communities b) resources of the region and c) environmental impacts of logging on the region.

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  • 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 [...]

    Life in Swain County at Proctor and Hazel Creek

    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 [...]

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  • Cowee Valley, located in Northern Macon County, in Franklin, North Carolina is an area rich with gem mines. Gem mining is a hobby and tourist attraction. Students will learn about the history of gem mining in Cowee Valley.  [...]

    Gem Mining

    Cowee Valley, located in Northern Macon County, in Franklin, North Carolina is an area rich with gem mines. Gem mining is a hobby and tourist attraction. Students will learn about the history of gem mining in Cowee Valley. [...]

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  • This unit is designed to correlate with the 3rd grade North Carolina Standard Course of Study.

    A Look into the Past of Jackson County

    This unit is designed to correlate with the 3rd grade North Carolina Standard Course of Study.

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  • This unit is designed to direct students on the path of a career choice for a promising future in the job world. To help students identify and search for their ideal career. To show them what type of jobs are a good match for them and what types of jobs they should avoid. [...]

    Haywood County, NC, Career Choices

    This unit is designed to direct students on the path of a career choice for a promising future in the job world. To help students identify and search for their ideal career. To show them what type of jobs are a good match for them and what types of jobs they should avoid. [...]

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  • This is a grade 1-8 unit on one-room schools in Haywood County. It will include the first school to the present. This unit takes eleven days and covers computer skills, language arts skills, and social studies skills. It includes some art, and cooking activities. [...]

    One Room Schools in Haywood County

    This is a grade 1-8 unit on one-room schools in Haywood County. It will include the first school to the present. This unit takes eleven days and covers computer skills, language arts skills, and social studies skills. It includes some art, and cooking activities. [...]

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  • Many pioneers did not know how to read or write. Nevertheless, they had to know many skills that the average person today does not know. Visit our pages and see some skills a pioneer had to know to survive.

    A Day in the Life of a Pioneer

    Many pioneers did not know how to read or write. Nevertheless, they had to know many skills that the average person today does not know. Visit our pages and see some skills a pioneer had to know to survive.

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  • Agricultural Pride in Macon County is designed to help students recognize the impact that agriculture has on the community in which they live. Students will learn that changes from the past to the present have had a major effect on the agriculture. [...]

    Agricultural Pride in Macon County

    Agricultural Pride in Macon County is designed to help students recognize the impact that agriculture has on the community in which they live. Students will learn that changes from the past to the present have had a major effect on the agriculture. [...]

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  • No bald in the Southern Appalachians has a more improbable history than Hooper. In the more than 130 years of white-man history it has been reachable only by foot horse wagon, or jeep. Yet it had the first bathtubs in Graham County. [...]

    The Hooper Bald Project

    No bald in the Southern Appalachians has a more improbable history than Hooper. In the more than 130 years of white-man history it has been reachable only by foot horse wagon, or jeep. Yet it had the first bathtubs in Graham County. [...]

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  • 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 [...]

    The Evolution of the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad

    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 [...]

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  • 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.

    Quilting

    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.

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  • 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. [...]

    Pioneers of Western North Carolina

    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. [...]

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  • 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. [...]

    History of Government in Cherokee County

    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. [...]

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  • 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.

    Haywood County Communities

    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.

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