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Dr. Cassie Raulston
Clanton Elementary School,
The University of Montevallo
This podcast highlights different celebrations/events in the state of Alabama. The podcast explains what a celebration is. It also talks about the different activities involved in each celebration/event. It highlights the Hot Air Balloon Festival in Decatur, Alabama, the Shrimp Bowl Festival in Gulf Shores, Alabama, Mardi Gras in Mobile, Alabama, and the Talladega Race in Talladega, Alabama.
Aligned to the following ALEX lesson plan:
Content Areas: Social Studies
Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:
|SS2010 (1) Living and Working Together in Family and Community and State || |
5. Identify historical events and celebrations within the local community and throughout Alabama. (Alabama)
Examples: Selma Bridge Crossing Jubilee, Mardi Gras, Boll Weevil Festival, Montgomery Bus Boycott, Black History Month (Alabama) Differentiating between fact and fiction when sharing stories or retelling events using primary and secondary sources
Example: fictional version of Pocahontas compared to an authentic historical account