Along the Trail of Tears
Fourth graders investigate the time of the Trail of Tears. They use this to practice persuasive writing skills by writing to the U.S. government. They take the parts of the Cherokee people. They write a paragraph about their feelings.
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Andrew Jackson and the Trail of Tears
Students examine the three historical portraits Andrew Jackson, iam Pitt and Portrait of a Boy for symbolism. They research Andrew Jackson's involvement in the Cherokee Indians' Trail of Tears in North Carolina, and compose a portrait.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
North Carolina Cherokee Indians: The Trail of Tears
Students discuss and research the Trail of Tears. In this Native American history unit, students read stories about and research information about the Cherokee Indians and the Trail of Tears. Students work in literature circles and...
4th - 5th English Language Arts