Lesson details

Grade
2
Subject

Social Studies

Topic

Cultural Contributions

Geography

Subtopic

Changes in the Local Community Over Time

Contributions of Native Americans, African Americans, and Immigrant Groups

Recommended Technology: 

Technology is not necessary, but access to the internet may aid in the lesson progression.

Other instructional materials or notes: 

Map of the United States of America
Sample of Tobacco
Visual Documents, see Placard-Passive Resistance, Placard-Field Work, Placard-Runaways, Placard -Slave Auction
Smart Board
Document Camera
Chart Paper
Pen
Markers
Cotton
Small Boxes
Clay
Shackles
Venn Diagram

  • Slave Inventory
  • Excerpts from slave children, see Group 1, Group 2, Group 3, Group 4
  • Slave Work Schedule (activity)
  • Slavery in South Carolina (article)
  • Primary source pictures of Hewn Timber Cabins

Between the Rivers

Duration: 
Multiple days
Lesson type: 
Traditional Lesson
Lesson overview: 

This unit Between the Rivers is comprised of two lessons encompassing approximately fifteen days.  Lesson One entitled Our Community focuses on the community in which we live and some of the many aspects of this community.  During this lesson, the students will study our community and become familiar with a few of the geographic features.  This lesson incorporates the natural resources that are in abundance in this area.  The second lesson in the unit will examine the natural resources more closely.

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