Curriculum Materials

We are excited to offer educators materials that help students understand northeast Florida's cultural and natural history. We hope these materials will be used to integrate your classroom with ours.

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  • Timucuan Ecological & Historic Preserve

    History of Kingsley Plantation

    Cash Crop

    Students will develop an understanding of the history of Kingsley Plantation.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Sixth Grade-Eighth Grade
    Subjects:
    African American History and Culture, Agriculture, History, Slavery, Social Studies, Writing
  • Timucuan Ecological & Historic Preserve

    Slaves as Property

    Slaves as Property

    Students will read a "Reward Flyer" advertising the escape of a Florida slave. This will spark learning about slavery, property, and the Underground Railroad. 

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Third Grade-Fifth Grade
    Subjects:
    African American History and Culture, History, Slavery
  • Timucuan Ecological & Historic Preserve

    Timucua Pottery

    Timucuan face painting

    Students will create their own pottery using flour, salt, water, and cream of tartar, and will decorate their pottery with natural materials.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Third Grade-Eighth Grade
    Subjects:
    American Indian History and Culture, Archaeology
  • Timucuan Ecological & Historic Preserve

    Searching for the Past: A Scavenger Hunt at Kingsley Plantation

    palmetto avenue

    Through developing background knowledge and researching information about Kingsley Plantation, students will become familiar with the historical aspect of the plantation with respect to the layout and rich history that is right here near our home.

    Excellent

    Average: 5.0 (1 rating)

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Fourth Grade-Fifth Grade
    Subjects:
    African American History and Culture, Agriculture, History, Slavery
    Keywords:
    Slavery, Plantation
  • Fort Caroline

    Students will create their own fort and identify its parts using historic forts from across Northeast Florida as models. 

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Third Grade-Eighth Grade
    Subjects:
    Architecture, Architecture (Building Styles and Methods), Art, Colonial History, Geography, History, Military and Wartime History
  • Spanish soldiers and school aged children interacting

    In this lesson, students will learn about what life was like as a Spanish Soldier.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Fourth Grade
    Subjects:
    American Indian History and Culture, Hispanic or Latino American History and Culture, History
  • Timucuan Ecological & Historic Preserve

    A Day in the Life

    slave life

    Students will understand the daily tasks and family chores completed by different members of a slave family by matching the task with the member performing the task.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Third Grade-Fifth Grade
    Subjects:
    African American History and Culture, Agriculture, History, Social Studies
    Keywords:
    Task System
  • Florida Public Archaeology Network (FPAN) produced, "Coquina Queries: Archaeology Lessons for Northeast Florida," a curriculum that encourages students to learn about the use of coquina stone as an important building material in Florida's past.  It influenced the outcome of wars, colonial efforts, slave plantations, and Florida's basic economy. 

    Coquina Queries units may be taught in order; however, they are designed to stand alone.

    Type:
    Curricula
    Grade level:
    Second Grade-Twelfth Grade
    Subjects:
    Agriculture, Archaeology, Architecture, Architecture (Building Styles and Methods), Chemistry, Colonial History, Conservation, Economics, Engineering, Environment, Geography, Geology, Hispanic or Latino American History and Culture, Historic Preservation, History, Leadership, Maritime History, Military and Wartime History, Science and Technology, Slavery, Social Studies, Writing
    National/State Standards:
    Common Core
  • hut exhibit at Fort Caroline

    Art and history combine in this lesson on recording the lives of the Florida natives.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Third Grade-Fifth Grade
    Subjects:
    American Indian History and Culture, Anthropology, Archaeology, Colonial History, Geography, History
    Keywords:
    Timucuan Indians
  • Timucuan Ecological & Historic Preserve

    Create a Coat of Arms

    coat of arms

    Students will be able to create and label their own coat of arms using the descriptions and symbols provided in the activity sheets.

    Excellent

    Average: 5.0 (2 ratings)

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Third Grade-Eighth Grade
    Subjects:
    Colonial History, History
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