This is a group of worksheets that provide a broad overview of rural Florida in 1898, museum operations and museum professions. They will give students a background to the time period we interpret before they visit Cracker Country.
In this lesson plan students will learn about various museum professionals. Students will also discover how a historian engages in critical thinking, and learn how a museum functions.
Using this worksheet, students will learn how to curate their own museum exhibit. Students will use items found at Cracker Country to create their own imaginary exhibition, providing students with a means to critically think about historical objects.
This worksheet provides a brief history of the time period of 1898.
This is a worksheet that provides students with a journal to record what they know about this time period, what they want to know, and what they learned during their visit to Cracker Country.