ERIC Number: ED447020
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Discover Presidential Log Cabins. Teacher's Discussion Guide.
National Park Service (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC.
Discover Presidential Log Cabins is a set of materials designed to help educate 6-8 grade students about the significance of three log cabin sites occupied by George Washington, Ulysses Grant, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt. This teacher's discussion guide is intended for use as part of a larger, comprehensive social studies program, and may be adapted to complement such topics as the American Revolutionary War, the U.S. Civil War, the U.S. Presidents, conservation, and the National Parks. The guide contains five classroom activities. It lists 26 related web sites in addition to its official site, www.nps.gov/LogCabin, and 26 related books. (BB)
Descriptors: Built Environment, Civil War (United States), Conservation (Environment), Curriculum Enrichment, Heritage Education, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, National Parks, Presidents of the United States, Primary Sources, Revolutionary War (United States), Social Studies, Thematic Approach, United States History
National Park Service, 1849 C Street NW, Washington, DC 20240; Tel: 800-943-6775 (toll free); Web site: (http://www.nps.gov/LogCabin).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Park Service (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC.
Note: Accompanying poster not available from EDRS.