Writing Activities: William Hilton Explores the Cape Fear River

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As part of a study of the settling of the Carolinas, class members read a 1663 report by William Hilton, an English explorer who wrote about the geography and native inhabitants of the Cape Fear River region. To help develop their sense of chronology, individuals read a portion of Hilton's journal, and create a series of diary entries recounting the events of October 24th through October 31st. Other activities ask learners to examine multiple perspectives of events, and encourage them to build historical empathy.

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Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Language
English
Duration
2 days
Instructional Strategies
Collaborative Learning
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Common Core