Lesson Plan

Searching for the Past: A Scavenger Hunt at Kingsley Plantation

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The entrance to Kingsley Plantation passes the tabby slave cabins.

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Grade Level:
Fourth Grade-Fifth Grade
Subject:
African American History and Culture, Agriculture, History, Slavery
Duration:
3 Days
Group Size:
Up to 36
Setting:
classroom
National/State Standards:
SS.A.6.2.3.4.9
SS.A.1.2.2.4.1
Keywords:
Slavery, Plantation

Overview

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.

Objective(s)

1. Students will be grouped and create a concept map (one subject per group) to be used to complete a Cloze activity.

2. Students will take clipboards, pencils, and scavenger hunt sheets with them and complete at the plantation.

3. Students will make their own tri-fold brochure for Kingsley Plantation.

Materials

Procedure

Additional Resources

Brochures needed for this lesson are available here.

Vocabulary

task, plantation, tabby, slave, cash crop