Food: corn, beans, squash, meat
Homes: 30-60 homes in a town, square
Crafts: made cooking pots and ladles from gourds
Leaders: Sequoyah-writing system
Government: council, chief, women decided on war
Special Facts: cleared fields by lighting fires
Region: Blue Ridge
Food: beans, squash, meat
Homes: made of bark, dome shaped
Government: chief, council
Special Facts: “river people”, celebrate the harvest
Homes: covered with leaves
Special Facts: midden mounds, warm weather-lived near beach; cooler weather-moved
Region: Coastal Zone
Reading Workshop: We studied the genre: historical fiction. We looked at the characterisitcs of this genre.
1. Based on history.
2. True facts.
3. Made up characters, but can be based on real people.
4. Real places.
5. Real events.
Math Workshop: We went to numbers in the 10,000 place. We wrote numbers in standard (167,324), expanded (100,000+60,000+7,000+300+20+4=167,324), and word form (one hundred sixty seven thousand three hunded twenty four). We also practiced comparing numbers with greater than (>), less than (<), and equal to (=) symbols.
SS: See above!!
GCC Challenge: We are now at our fifth location!!! Please check it out.
Username: Mrs. Patrick's Class_203060
I had a blast on my trip and I will be sharing pictures and rock samples with the students. I will post the pictures on my blog for you guys to see as well. I visited the Blue Ridge Mountains and found some great rock samples that we have studied. I even went to a Cherokee village! It was fun.