Read "Dakota Dugout"

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Title:

Read "Dakota Dugout"

URL:

https://amhistory.si.edu/ourstory/pdf/sodhouse/sodhouse_readdakota.pdf

Content Source:

Smithsonian
Type: Learning Activity

Overview:

In this learning activity, students read Dakota Dugout by Ann Turner. They look at an object that would have been important to a woman living in a sod house and try to determine what the object is.

Content Standard(s):
English Language Arts
ELA2015 (2015)
Grade: 1
7 ) Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events. [RL.1.7]


Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
ELA.AAS.1.7- Answer questions about illustrations in a story that describe its characters, setting, or events.


English Language Arts
ELA2015 (2015)
Grade: 2
7 ) Use information gained from the illustrations and words in a print or digital text to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, or plot. [RL.2.7]


Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
ELA.AAS.2.7- Use an illustration to identify a character setting, or plot of a story.


English Language Arts
ELA2015 (2015)
Grade: 4
1 ) Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text. [RL.4.1]


Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
ELA.AAS.4.1- Answer who, what, when, and where questions to demonstrate understanding of a story.


Social Studies
SS2010 (2010)
Grade: 1
Living and Working Together in Family and Community and State
6 ) Compare ways individuals and groups in the local community and state lived in the past to how they live today. (Alabama)

•  Identifying past and present forms of communication
Examples: past—letter, radio, rotary-dial telephone

present—e-mail, television, cellular telephone

•  Identifying past and present types of apparel
•  Identifying past and present types of technology
Examples: past—record player, typewriter, wood-burning stove

present—compact diskette (CD) and digital video diskette (DVD) players, video cassette recorder (VCR), computer, microwave oven

•  Identifying past and present types of recreation
Examples: past—marbles, hopscotch, jump rope

present—video games, computer games

•  Identifying past and present primary sources
Examples: past—letters, newspapers

present—e-mail, Internet articles


Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
SS.AAS.1.6- Identify past and present forms of communication; identify past and present types of apparel; identify past and present types of technology; identify past and present types of recreation; identify past and present primary sources.


Social Studies
SS2010 (2010)
Grade: 2
Living and Working Together in State and Nation
3 ) Use various primary sources, including calendars and timelines, for reconstructing the past.

Examples: historical letters, stories, interviews with elders, photographs, maps, artifacts


Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
SS.AAS.2.3- Use various primary sources, including calendars and timelines, for reconstructing the past.


Social Studies
SS2010 (2010)
Grade: 4
Alabama Studies
6 ) Describe cultural, economic, and political aspects of the lifestyles of early nineteenth-century farmers, plantation owners, slaves, and townspeople.

Examples: cultural—housing, education, religion, recreation

economic—transportation, means of support

political—inequity of legal codes

•  Describing major areas of agricultural production in Alabama, including the Black Belt and fertile river valleys

Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
SS.AAS.4.6- Identify information about early nineteenth- century farmers, plantation owners, slaves, and townspeople.


Tags: Ann Turner, Dakota Dugout, prairie, settlers, sod houses
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Author: Ginger Boyd