Lesson Plans

Participants in the 2010 institute created lesson plans for teaching about southern history and culture.

These lesson plans are available for other teachers to implement in their own classrooms.

Living and Working on a Cotton Plantation: a fourth grade social studies unit by Carol Hoppe

African American Migration: a document-based question for advanced placement U.S. history by Robert Corrigan

Cotton in Southern Literature: a high school American literature unit by Allen Smith

Art, Architecture, and the Cotton Landscape: a high school history unit by Dan Hermann

  • Cotton Landscapes
  • Cotton Mill Villages
  • Plantation Landscape Painting