Computer and Technology Skills Archive

  • 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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  • This is an American History unit for second graders that focuses on the life of Abraham Lincoln and the impact he had on the war. It also examines the Underground Railroad and the life of Harriet Tubman. [...]

    Civil War Experiences in Cherokee County

    This is an American History unit for second graders that focuses on the life of Abraham Lincoln and the impact he had on the war. It also examines the Underground Railroad and the life of Harriet Tubman. [...]

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  • This unit plan was designed for first grade students but could be modified for all ages and grade levels. Like other Appalachian customs and cultures, I found Appalachian cooking and food preservation is quickly becoming a dying art. [...]

    Appalachian Cooking

    This unit plan was designed for first grade students but could be modified for all ages and grade levels. Like other Appalachian customs and cultures, I found Appalachian cooking and food preservation is quickly becoming a dying art. [...]

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  • A major theme for young children is communities. To help students gain a better understanding of their communities, I feel looking at communities of the past is both interesting and informative. During our study, we will look at earlier settlers in our area. [...]

    Pioneering Communities

    A major theme for young children is communities. To help students gain a better understanding of their communities, I feel looking at communities of the past is both interesting and informative. During our study, we will look at earlier settlers in our area. [...]

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  • This project will explore the history of dentistry in Jackson County from the 1860's to present day dentistry in Jackson County.

    Daisy Zachary McGuire-Dentistry

    This project will explore the history of dentistry in Jackson County from the 1860's to present day dentistry in Jackson County.

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  • This unit will focus on the comparison of families in the Appalachian Mountains.

    Appalachian Families Past and Present

    This unit will focus on the comparison of families in the Appalachian Mountains.

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