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Third Grade Lesson Plans

Science


Across the Trace: Students will learn about the life and hardships in the life of a spotted salamander and develop a poster to advertise their plight.
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Social Studies

Role Playing on the Natchez Trace Parkway: Two part lesson. At a trail head, (or in a gym) students will role-play boatmen, American Indians, outlaws, and bears in a game, then walk down a short trail to obtain information to write sentences or a paragraph.
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Who, What, and Why is a National Park: Students will research a National Park online or from printed materials and answer relevant questions on a worksheet. They will develop an advertisement for the park they researched.
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Across the Trace: Students will learn about the life and hardships in the life of a spotted salamander and develop a poster to advertise their plight.
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History of the Natchez Trace:
The Teacher will read How the Natchez Trace Came to Be to the students and the students will write a summary report of the book with help from the teacher. Click on link on sidebar to download the How the Natchez Trace Came to Be book PDF or the Powerpoint.
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Language Arts

Role Playing on the Natchez Trace Parkway: At a trail head (or in a gym) students will role-play boatmen, American Indians, outlaws, and bears in a game, then walk down a short trail to obtain information to write sentences or a paragraph.
Alabama Mississippi Tennessee

History of the Natchez Trace:
The Teacher will read How the Natchez Trace Came to Be to the students and the students will write a summary report of the book with help from the teacher. Click on link on sidebar to download the How the Natchez Trace Came to Be book PDF or the Powerpoint.
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Physical Education

The Kaintucks: Students will play a game that is integrated with a lesson about historic travelers of the Natchez Trace.
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Did You Know?

Meriwether Lewis Monument, Natchez Trace Parkway, Tennessee

Meriwether Lewis, of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, was governor of the Upper Louisiana Territory when he died on the Natchez Trace in 1809, at Grinder's Stand in Tennessee. A monument was erected in his honor in 1848 and can be seen along the Natchez Trace Parkway today.