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Over time, educators have contributed to the body of lesson plans and ideas that incorporate the Hewn-Timber Cabins as teaching resource. You may discover that some of the links cited in the lessons no longer appear to work. However, if you look at the final part of the address you will see the name of the webpage, such as p16.htm. Despite the changes the website may have undergone, the names of the webpages have not changed. All files are in Adobe PDF format.

Available teaching lessons and lesson ideas are as follows:

African-American Voices
African Folktales
African Mythology
American Attitudes Toward Slavery
An Account of Thomas Anderson
Chronology of Slavery
Experience of Slavery in South Carolina
Lesson Plans for Grades 4 to 6 - Language Arts
Lesson Plans for Grades 4 to 6 - Mathematics
Lesson Plans for Grades 4 - 6 - Science
Lesson Plans for Grades 4 - 6 - Social Studies
Lesson Plans for Grades 6 to 12 - From Slaves to Sharecroppers
Mars Bluff Slaves
Nonstandard Language
Primary Sources
Rice and Slaves
Sketch to Sketch
Slavery: A Brief History of the Atlantic Slave Trade
Slavery: Discovering the African American Trail
Slavery: Horrors of the Middle Passage
Slavery: Interviews with Former Slaves
Slavery: Let the Church Say Amen
Slavery: Slavery Throughout History
Slavery: Taken from the Guinea Coast as a Child
Slavery: Traveling on the Underground Railway
Slavery: What Really Happened on Those Slave Ships
Slavery in the Pee Dee
Song of the Slaves
The Gullah People
The Hewn-Timber Cabins
The Rice Plantations
The Underground Railroad
Underground Railroad Map Skills
Voices of Carolina Slave Children

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