The park has a Student Resource material available for all educators. The material was done in 2005 and since then the grades have changed from 4th to 2nd grade for Georgia history. However the cd still has good lesson plans and activities for teachers The material is for grades K-12. Get lesson plans here:
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Natchez Trace Parkway
By pretending they are investigating a theft, the students will compare and contrast Native American mounds from two time periods. They will use deductive reasoning to determine which objects belong to which mounds in either of the two time periods. The lesson can be used with photos provided in the plan or teachers may check out imitation artifact kits by calling 662-680-4015.
- Lesson Plans
- Grade level:
- Fourth Grade - Eighth Grade
- American Indian History and Culture, Geography, Social Studies
- National/State Standards:
- Social Studies: 1, 3, 5
Did You Know?
This sword was discovered during the archeological investigation of Ocmulgee National Monument. It was found at the site of a 1700's British trading post but the handle looks like a Spanish style weapon. Archeologists will someday decipher the history of this weapon as it traveled around the world.