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: Cultural History :

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This lesson is an introduction to the cultural history of the area, where students learn about the native peoples that inhabited Glen Helen, and about the pioneers during westward expansion. A special part of this lesson is a visit to the Burial Mound located in Glen Helen and viewing ancient artifacts.

Objectives for the Cultural History Lesson

Social Studies Standards Covered by the Cultural History Lesson

Grade Four
A.1 Construct time lines with evenly spaced intervals for years, decades and centuries to show the order of significant events in Ohio history.
B.2 Describe the earliest settlements in Ohio including those of prehistoric peoples.
B.3 Explain the causes and effects of the frontier wars of the 1790s, including the Battle of Fallen Timbers, on American Indians in Ohio and the United States.

People in Societies
A.1 Describe the cultural practices and products of various groups who have settled in Ohio over time.
B.2 Describe the impact of the expansion of European settlements on American Indians in Ohio.
B.3 Explain the reasons people came to Ohio.

C.9 Identify ways that people have affected the physical environment of Ohio.

Social Studies Skills and Methods
A.4 Describe how archaeologists and historians study and interpret the past.

Grade Five
A.1 Create time lines and identify possible relationships between events.
B.2 Explain how American Indians settled the continent and why different nations of Indians interacted with their environment in different ways.
C.6 Explain the impact of settlement, industrialization and transportation on the expansion of the United States.

People in Societies
A.1 Compare the cultural practices and products of diverse groups in North America.

C.8 Explain how the characteristics of different physical environments affect human activities in North America.

A.1 Compare different allocation methods for scarce goods and services such as prices, command, first-come-first-served, sharing equally, rationing and lottery.

Grade Six
A.1 Construct a multiple-tier time line from a list of events and interpret the relationships between the events.
A.2 Arrange dates in order on a time line using the conventions of B.C. and A.D. or B.C.E. and C.E.
B.3 Describe the early cultural development of humankind from the Paleolithic Era to the revolution of agriculture.

People in Societies
B.3 Compare world religions and belief systems focusing on geographic origins, founding leaders and teachings.

C.5 Describe ways human settlements and activities are influenced by environmental factors and processes in different places and regions.
C.7 Describe ways humans depend on and modify the environment and the positive and negative consequences of the modifications.

Science Standards Covered by the Cultural History Lesson

Grade Five
Earth and Space Sciences
C.5 Explain how the supply of many non-renewable resources is limited and can be extended through reducing, reusing and recycling but cannot be extended indefinitely.
C.6 Investigate ways Earth’s renewable resources can be maintained.

Grade Six
Physical Sciences
C.8 Describe how renewable and nonrenewable energy resources can be managed.