ERIC Number: ED243723
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Early Maritime Cultures of North Carolina. Project CAPE Teaching Module 5-6c.
Platania, Phil; Haught, Debbie
Nine lessons are provided in this interdisciplinary unit which examines how the early maritime cultures have affected the lifestyles of today. The unit is designed to supplement fifth and sixth grade social studies, art, science, language arts, mathematics, music, and reading curricula. Each lesson includes lessons concepts, competency goals, objectives, materials, list of vocabulary words, background information, teacher preparation, and activities. Activities are designed to foster development of manipulative, communicative, measurement, creative, inquiry, and organizational skills to enable students to develop a better understanding of how water influences history and human culture. Topic areas explored in the lessons are: (1) Algonkian history and culture; (2) early English settlers; (3) hardships of settlers' lives; (4) colonial industries (ships and ship building); (5) colonial industries (naval stores); (6) colonial crafts; (7) colonial folklore; (8) folk music; and (9) archaeological digs. A packet of materials to be duplicated for student use is included. (JN)
Descriptors: Archaeology, Colonial History (United States), Folk Culture, Handicrafts, Industry, Interdisciplinary Approach, Intermediate Grades, Learning Activities, Marine Education, Maritime Education, Resource Units, Water Resources
Project CAPE/Dare County Board of Education, P.O. Box 640, Manteo, NC 27954 ($3.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Dare County Board of Education, Manteo, NC.
Identifiers - Location: North Carolina