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Lesson #4

ACTIVITY 1 – THE HISTORY OF YOUR COMMUNITY

Materials Needed

  • History of Vernon (We welcome any additions you can provide)
  • Worksheet “4”, History Project – a Buddy Activity - 50Kb PDF
  • Large pieces of paper (approx. 1m x 1m) for each group

Directions

  • Small groups of students work with older student buddies to create a large tree cookie with 30 rings.
  • Teacher selects a limited number of dates from the information provided (on the history of Vernon) for students to record on the tree rings. Each ring could represent 5 or 10 years. (See example below)
  • Worksheet “4”

EXAMPLE

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