Third Grade Unit Plan
Cowee Valley, located in Northern Macon County, in Franklin, North Carolina is an area rich with gem mines. Gem mining is a hobby and tourist attraction. Students will learn about the history of gem mining in Cowee Valley. Students will explore types of soil, rocks, map skills, cultural traditions, community interaction, and economic resources of this community in relationship to gem mining in our area.
By Lindy Blanton
Cowee Elementary School- Macon County Schools
Adventures of the American Mind- Western Carolina University
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