Underground Railroad and Civil War
Kit #1 - Resource Kit
This kit contains a Massive resource binder, 5 Different Standards addressed about the Underground Railroad and Civil War, a Curriculum, and a Curriculum Guide. The resources binder contains information on the 5 different standards folders within the log.
Standards in order:
- History (red)
- Describes how significant people, developments,and events have shaped their own community and region.
- Compare their community to other communities and regions in other times and places.
- Use a variety of resources to gather information about the past.
- Civics and Government (blue)
- Explain what it means to be a citizen of their community, state, nation, and world.
- Identify the functions and major services and provided by government.
- Demonstrate an understanding of democratic principles and practices.
- Use a variety of resources to gather information. .
- Geography (yellow)
- Identify distinctive physical and cultural features of their community and world.
- Explain geographic relationships of their community with state, nation, and world.
- Explain how latitude and longitude are used to locate places on maps and globes.
- Expand their understandings of earth/sun relationships.
- Economics (green)
- Explain how people make choices about using goods, services and productive resources.
- Engage in trade to satisfy economic wants and needs.
- Use a variety of sources to gather and apply information about economic changes.
- Compare cost and benefits in economic changes.
- Compare costs and benefits in economic decision-making.
- Culture, Individuals, & Society (orange)
- Explain how communities are made up of individuals and groups of people.
- Explore local connections with other places.
- Examine contributions of people from various cultures to development of the community.
- Use a variety of resources to collect information about cultures.
Also included is a Curriculum Guide Binder. The binder has lesson plans, activities, and background information.
Kit #2 - Artifact Kit
This kit contains much more books as artifacts. It also encases a resource binder of artifacts. It also has a DVD copy of Ordinary People, Extraordinary Courage, Raw cotton, and a replica of a slaves "wanted" poster 15"x24".