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From Oakland to Elliott - Remembering Our Past: Welcome Sixth Grade Immersion!

6th Grade Immersion LibGuide

Honoring Our Past

Sixth Grade Immersion Goal:

Students in the Atlanta Uncovered immersion will explore the city of Atlanta through the lens of understanding what components craft its identity. Part of being a citizen is knowing what is in your community so you can contribute your own identity to its identity. What component do you think we are exploring in our Oakland Cemetery Group today? If you guessed 'history of our community', you would be correct.

Enduring Understandings:

  • Atlanta’s identity is formed from its history and its current status.
  • Atlanta’s history is not always fairly recorded, and this is because of conflicts of interest.
  • It is our responsibility to know all parts of our history and recognize all community members for their contributions.

After today, you should be able to:

  • Describe conflicts of interest at Oakland Cemetery in memorializing deceased Atlanta residents.
  • Explain the importance of identifying all community members to build a sense of community connectedness.
  • Actively consider people in the Galloway community that deserve recognition.
  • Describe the history of our school.
  • Explain why it is important to understand our history as a school.

Demonstration of learning:

  • Oakland Cemetery Clue Town Hunt
  • Living Eulogies (rain activity)
  • Galloway History Scavenger Hunt created by Ms. Vito