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3rd Grade Resources

GRADE 3

 

SOCIAL STUDIES:

The following document references the Grade 3 iLEAP Social Studies Assessment Structure which is designed to assess the Grade Level Expectations (GLEs) of the Louisiana Common Core State Standards. Please download the document below for interesting field trip ideas.

Educator Resources

Educator Resources 

The Pitot House provides a wonderful environment for any age group to engage in compelling curriculum enriched by the unique setting of Bayou St. John.

Here, you can find resources for grades K5 - 8th grade. Also provided below are links to help with curriculum and field trip ideas.

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Set on historic Bayou St. John in New Orleans, Pitot House tells the story of life along the bayou since the earliest days of settlement.

 

As the city’s only Creole colonial country house open to the public, Pitot House offers a tangible record of the way people lived in the past and valuable connections to those who have contributed to the beautiful fabric of our city. Join us to explore the past at Pitot House, where we strive to spark curious minds and prove that history can be fun!

Parterre Gardens: A History and Tour at the Pitot House

Presented by Anna Timmerman

 

The parterre garden fronting the historic Pitot House has endured many changes, but the essential design can be traced back over one hundred and fifty years. Gardener Anna Timmerman will provide examples from the fifteenth century onwards of French parterre gardens, as well as formal and contemporary examples here in New Orleans and abroad. A short garden tour and discussion of plans for future additions to the gardens and restoration of the Pitot House parterre will take place following a slide presentation.

 

The People and Places of the New Orleans Civil Rights Movement

Presented by Dr. Raphael Cassimere, Jr.

UNO Professor Emeritus of American Constitutional History and African American History.

 

The year 1964 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act by President Lyndon Johnson. Join us at St. James AME Church, an important gathering place for the local civil rights community, to hear Dr. Raphael Cassimere share stories about the people and places in New Orleans associated with the movement.

 

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