For Teachers

Below is a growing list of resources available for use in the classroom and for home schooling. Many, but not all, are Savannah or Georgia specific resources. 

Savannah Under Fire– Revolutionary Mathematics, Language Arts, Social Studies, and Science: Using Archeology and the American Revolution to Teach Otherwise Boring Stuff. By Rita Folse Elliott, 2011 (21.3 MB) [Teacher’s Curriculum, based on findings detailed in archaeology technical reports].

Curricula from the Chicora Foundation

Project Archaeology– Project Archaeology is a national program with specifics for each state.

Abercorn Archaeology– a project on Savannah’s Southside

Abby the ArchaeoBus, a project of the Society for Georgia Archaeology. Abby has retired, but you can read about some of her adventures online.

Books and curricula also from the Society for Georgia Archaeology

Resources from the Society for American Archaeology

Bartow County, Georgia- The Leake Site

Learn NC LEARN NC was a program of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education from 1997 – 2013. It provided lesson plans, professional development, and innovative web resources to support teachers, build community, and improve K-12 education in North Carolina. Learn NC is no longer supported by the School of Education – this is a historical archive of their website.

The Society for Georgia Archaeology’s yearly lesson plan. 2017 is about the CSS Georgia.

Adventures in Archaeological Science coloring book by the Max Planck Institute.

The Heritage Education Network (THEN): 52 pages of resources!

The Archaeology Education Clearinghouse is dedicated to promoting the use of archaeology in classrooms and interpretive settings.

National Park Service lesson plans, distance learning, materials for loan, field experiences, classroom materials, professional development… One stop shop for NPS teacher materials. Easily searchable by subject, grade level, and common core.

Jamestown Rediscovery’s YouTube page– great stuff from field to lab to conservation.

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