Monday, November 2, 2009

Tapestry of Grace Year 3, Week 10

Tapestry of Grace Year 3, Week 10: John Quincy Adams and Political Realignments

Key Facts:

1. John Quincy Adams
a. Election of 1824
b. Inaugural Address
c. Tariff of Abominations

2. Louis Braille
a. Childhood/ education
b. Valentin Hauy/Charles Barbier
c. Reading with Braille

3. The Erie Canal: A Journey Through Time
a. 363 miles/ built in 8 years
b. Connect the Great Lakes and create the largest (at the time) canal system
c. It paid for itself in less than 10 years

Activities: Make a pine cone bird feeder

Geography: Map of Erie Canal

Unit Projects: Add information on John Quincy Adams to unit display board

Digging Deeper:

  • Charles Grandison Finney



  • The Amazing Impossible Erie Canal
  • Out of Darkness: The Story of Louis Braille
  • Our Country's Presidents (John Quincy Adams)

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