ERIC Number: ED482481
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Teaching Tennessee History: Lesson Plans for the Classroom. Volume II.
Oakley, Lisa, Ed.
These teacher developed lessons focus on the Civil War's impact on east Tennessee. The forum for develop ling the lessons includes a series of inservice lectures by experts in the areas of Civil War scholarship and interpretation, tours, and hands-on experiences at historic sites in the region. During the week-long program, teachers traveled throughout east Tennessee. They prepared lesson or unit plans using the local heritage experiences gained from their travels. The manual contains 18 lesson plans: (1) "Graveyard Investigation" A Civil War Culminating Activity (Janet Blackwell); (2) "Classroom Debate: East Tennessee Secession or Unionism" (Steve Broyles); (3) "Promote a Community Poster" (Steve Broyles); (4) "Sequencing of Events" (Jane S. Crosby); (5) "East Tennessee Geography: Landforms and the Civil War in East Tennessee" (Scott Dorsett); (6) "Digging Up Our Civil War Past" (Traci Freeman); (7) "Museum of Local Heritage" (Catherine S. Haynes); (8) "Lest We Forget" (Steve Irwin); (9) "Siege of Knoxville" (Sherry G. Johnson); (10) "Oral History of World War II Veterans" (Sandra Johnson); (11) "Tennessee Secession Vote: Election of June 8, 1861" (Scott Linn); (12) "Where Have All the Soldiers Gone?" (Scott Linn); (13) "Story Poem of 'Nettie's Trip South'" (Wanda Mash); (14) "Civil War through Music" (David Neidig) (15) "This Week in the Civil War" (Doris Noland Parton); (16) "Don't You Know Me, I'm Your Native Son" (Pat Swartz); (17) "The Raging War within East Tennessee" (Pam Thomas); and (18) "Living History and the Civil War" (Pam Thomas). The lessons provide objectives/purpose; cite appropriate grade level, time, and group size; include background information; list materials needed; suggest strategies/procedures; and address evaluation/assessment. (BT)
Descriptors: Civil War (United States), Heritage Education, Intermediate Grades, Primary Sources, Secondary Education, Social Studies, State History, Student Educational Objectives, Teacher Developed Materials, Thematic Approach
East Tennessee Historical Society, PO Box 1629, Knoxville, TN 37901-1629. Tel: 865-215-8827; Fax: 865-215-8819; Web site: http://www.east-tennessee-history.org/.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Developed by participants of the Annual Teachers History Institute (3rd, Knoxville, TN, June 11-15, 2001). Prepared by the East Tennessee Historical Society. Support provided by Humanities Tennessee; the East Tennessee Foundation; and the Katie Dean Foundation. Volume I of this series was never produced. For Volume III, see SO 035 438.