Curriculum Materials

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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  • Emerald Mound, milepost 10.3

    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.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Fourth Grade-Eighth Grade
    Subjects:
    American Indian History and Culture, Geography, Social Studies
    Keywords:
    Mounds, Mound, Emerald Mound, Native American culture, Native American history, Mississippian period, woodland period, Chickasaw, Choctaw, artifacts, mound artifact, American Indians
  • Five different park maps showing various NPS units with four closed and one open.

    This is a classroom based, free teacher led program. National Park Legacy Voyagers is designed for ninth through twelfth grade students so they can go on an exploration of National Park Sites and learn about National Parks. Lesson plans include reading, writing, community service, presenting activities. Activities focus on cultural and natural resources and reasons for national parks. Activities feature budgeting and planning activity.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Ninth Grade-Twelfth Grade
    Subjects:
    Biology: Animals, Biology: Plants, Earth Science, Geology, History, Oceans
    Keywords:
    National Parks, legacy, cultural resources, natural resources, heritage, climate change, careers, Wildland-Urban Interface