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This curriculum guide contains eight lessons which complement "The Chesapeake Bay through Ebony Eyes," a book that recounts the contributions blacks have made to Maryland's Chesapeake Bay's maritime and seafood industries. The guide is for use as supplemental material or as cultural enrichment. Lesson plans in the guide are: (1) "Profile of the Chesapeake Bay"; (2) "Environmental Awareness of the Bay"; (3) "The African-American Experience along the Bay"; (4) "Sailing the Skipjacks"; (5) "Harvesting Seafood from the Bay"; (6) "The Galley: Seafood to Enjoy"; (7) "Poetry of the People"; and (8) "Computer Connection: Enter the Internet." Each lesson plan gives educational objectives and subjects covered; lists materials needed; provides activities and vocabulary; gives a final assignment; and contains resources. The guide also suggests field trips related to the unit and lists annotated resources. (BT)

Descriptors: Black History, Blacks, Curriculum Enrichment, Environmental Education, Fisheries, Heritage Education, Internet, Natural Resources, Physical Environment, Secondary Education, Social Studies, State History, Student Educational Objectives

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Author: Quillin, Holli S.


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