INTERDISCIPLINARY TOPIC GSE – SS2H2, 2G1, 2G2
Lessons from the Cherokee is an Elachee Interactive Distance Learning Program for 2nd and 3rd grade. Explore the culture, contributions and history of north Georgia’s most influential Native American tribe, the Cherokee Nation. 


Instructions

Step 1: Login to ZOOM Meeting
Refer to the Elachee program confirmation email for the ZOOM login link details. Open link to connect with your Elachee Naturalist instructor for this program before starting video lesson.

Step 2: Launch Video
This lesson requires the Teacher/Scheduling Group Coordinator to pause the video three times (see below). During the pause, your Elachee Naturalist will join your group on screen via ZOOM for a discussion about the content in the segment your students just watched. See icons in the lower left corner of video progress bar for additional functions.


Lessons from the Cherokee Program Outline

VIDEO: CHAPTER 1

  • Introduction
  • Prehistoric versus Historic Indians
  • Discussion of Prehistoric Indian Culture

CHAPTER 1 DISCUSSION with ELACHEE NATURALIST 
Pause video at 08:40 to interact with your Elachee Naturalist.

VIDEO: CHAPTER 2

  • Discussion of Cherokee Indian Culture and Cherokee Clans

CHAPTER 2 DISCUSSION with ELACHEE NATURALIST 
Pause video at 24:34 to interact with your Elachee Naturalist.

VIDEO: CHAPTER 3

  • Sequoyah and the Cherokee Alphabet
  • The Trail of Tears

CHAPTER 3 DISCUSSION with ELACHEE NATURALIST 
Pause video at 28:05 to interact with your Elachee Naturalist.


Lessons from the Cherokee is an original program created and provided by Elachee Nature Science Center, produced with assistance from Norton Aerial Media.

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