REVIEWS AND INSTUCTIONS
“Investigating a Tabby Slave Cabin is a Project Archaeology curriculum that engages students by using inquiry methods, collaborative groups, and hands on activities that they enjoy doing and learning from. The materials are teacher friendly and easy to use with step by step directions. Everything that the teacher needs is right there. Best of all, the students are engaged and having fun learning.”—Lianne Bennett, 11–12th Grade Teacher, Deland High School, Florida
Instructions for the Teacher
The teacher’s document is 41 pages, consisting of background information and four sections corresponding to the student notebook. It includes archaeologists’ interpretations of the Tabby Slave Cabin site and details about the artifacts found. Quadrant maps from the archaeological site of the Tabby Slave Cabin are provided for students to study and use.
Student Archaeology Notebook
The student notebook is 30 pages of articles and activities about the Tabby Slave Cabin. Mrs. Deborah Bartley-Wallace, a descendant of enslaved people who lived at Kingsley Plantation, guides students through the investigation. Through archaeology students discover artifacts left behind and how artifacts assist archaeologists in understanding the lifeways of the site’s residents and tracing their African ancestry.