Lesson details

Grade
8
Subject

Social Studies

Topic

Settlement

Subtopic

The Colonial Economy

Recommended Technology: 

Internet access
White board or projector to project class group work and notes
Tablets or laptops for individual and group work

Part 5: A Cultural Hearth

Duration: 
Less than 1 hour
Lesson type: 
1:1 Lesson
Lesson overview: 

Historians refer to Barbados as the cultural hearth of the Americas. This cultural hearth resulted in a cultural transference. As demographics changed and power shifted, so did perceptions of “place” and an individual’s responsibility and role within a “place”.

Essential Question: 

How can the concept of “place” be explained through social interactions?

Driving Question: Place connects the past to the present. How did changes in society create a unique “Barbadian place”?

 

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Lesson created by:
Lisa Ray and Lewis Huffman
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