Traditional dance forms are a direct reflection of the rich cultural heritage of the mountain region of North Carolina. From early settlements through today, a mixture of dance styles from Native American, English, […]
This project will expose children to the art of storytelling with Southern Appalachian folklore. Students will create a handbook which depicts the changes in the western North Carolina region while preserving the past through storytelling. […]
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.
Students begin to appreciate poetry through a hands-on activity designed to personalize some famous American poets of the past. Students will first look at visual images of several famous American poets portraits at various periods […]
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.
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 […]