BRING THE ADIRONDACKS INTO YOUR CLASSROOM
|Adirondack: A Place for Healing
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|Grade: 8th Grade
Class: English Language Arts and/or Social Studies
|NYS Content Area Standard:
English Language Arts:
Standard 1: Language for Information and Understanding
|NYS Interdisciplinary Standard:
|Adirondack Curriculum Content Area:
Human HistoryCulture & The Arts
ELA Standard 1 Performance Indicators:
Geography Performance Indicators:
|Keywords: curing, tuberculosis, collection box|
|Investigative Question or Issue: What would make hundreds of terminally ill patients flock to the remote wilderness of the Adirondacks?|
This challenge originally created by both Stacy LaChapelle & Nicole LeClair
This Challenge is a culminating activity for the lesson of Curing in the Adirondacks. After thorough research and reading by both teacher and students, students will create a product that represents their knowledge of the subject matter
In groups of two, make a collection box that expresses the way people came to Saranac Lake to cure for Tuberculosis. Make a presentation to the class.
Produced at the 2008 Adirondack Geography Institute.
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Box contains at least 10 items.
Each item must show tools or procedures used in the curing process.
Items must be colorful.
Boxes must be shoebox size.
Box must be visually appealing.
Box must have an appropriate and interesting title.
Items must be hand drawn, computer generated, or creatively made models.
Participate equally in construction and preparation.
All writing must have correct grammar, spelling, and word usage.
Group members will present final product to the class.
Box must be completed on time.
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