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Cane River Creole National Historical Park
This lesson plan is designed to allow students to use Oakland Plantation overseer Seneca Pace's 1860 journal to learn about everyday life on an antebellum cotton plantation.
- Lesson Plans
- Grade level:
- Sixth Grade - Twelfth Grade
- African American History and Culture, Agriculture, History
- National/State Standards:
- Connections to Louisiana Curriculum Common Core State Standards: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8.4 CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.1 CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.6.1.
Did You Know?
The shaded avenues of live oak trees were called "Allées". In addition to sheltering the house entrances from strong Louisiana sunlight, the trees helped to cool by drafting breezes from the river.