ERIC Number: ED317438
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Famous Georgians and Their Homes: A Social Studies Unit for Upper Elementary Students.
Deaver, Susan B.
This upper-elementary level social studies curriculum guide is designed to: (1) teach students to understand and appreciate the built (man made) environment; (2) instruct students about Georgia's history and heritage; and (3) introduce the basic concepts of historic preservation. The unit highlights 10 architectural styles of the homes of famous Georgia residents. The guide is presented in two parts, one for teachers and one for students. The teacher's part contains: (1) a section on how to use the guide's materials; (2) a list of the selected homes and their locations; (3) an explanation of the National Register of Historic Places; (4) reasons for historic preservation; (5) a discussion of the architectural styles; (6) a glossary of terms; (7) suggestions for 28 learning activities; (8) 31 resources; and (9) drawings of architectural design elements. In the students' section, a short biography is included for each of the 10 selected Georgians, along with drawings, descriptions, and questions with accompanying answers for each of the homes. (JHP)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: National Park Service (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC.; Georgia State Dept. of Natural Resources, Atlanta.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Georgia