Sunday, October 18, 2009

Tapestry of Grace Year 3, Week 8

Tapestry of Grace Year 3, Week 8: South America in Transition

Key Facts:

1. South American Geography
a. Peru
b. Bolivia
c. Chile
d. Argentina
e. Uruguay
f. Paraguay

2. Simon Bolivar
a. Review from last week

3. Abraham Lincoln - Early years
a. Youth/family/ upbringing
b. Abraham's military career
c. Careers before Presidency

4. Robert E. Lee - Early years
a. Youth/ family/ upbringing
b. United States Military Academy
c. Commissioned as a brevet second lieutenant in the Corps of Engineers

5. Slavery in America
a. Indentured servants replaced by slaves
b. Slavery: one of the largest forced migrations in history
c. Transatlatlantic slave trade - triangle of trade

Activities: Cooking with apples

Geography: Continue map of South America - see above

Unit Projects: Add information about slavery to the unit display board

Digging Deeper:
  • Adoniram Judson
  • McCulloch vs. Maryland



  • Frankenstein
  • Simon Bolivar: Statesman and Liberator
  • In the Land of the Jaguar: South America and It's People
  • Adoniram Judson: Bound for Burma
  • Young Abe Lincoln

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