By Jennifer Job, School of Education, UNC-Chapel Hill
Students will study maps in relation to primary source texts to glean insights into the discovery of Western North Carolina. Students will demonstrate knowledge of map features and how they increase understanding of the documents. Students will also show understanding of the writing of the time period and how it relates to the culture of the Native Americans.
Time Required: One 90-minute class period.
Materials and Resources:
Webquests may be collected for assessment.
North Carolina Curriculum Alignment
Competency Goal 1: The learner will demonstrate increasing insight and reflection to print and non-print text through personal expression.
1.03:Demonstrate the ability to read, listen to and view a variety of increasingly complex print and non-print expressive texts appropriate to grade level and course literary focus.
Competency Goal 2: The learner will inform an audience by using a variety of media to research and explain insights into language and culture.
2.01: Research and analyze ideas, events, and/or movements related to United States culture.