Overview: Benjamin Franklin once said, "Show me your cemeteries and I will show you what kind of people you have." Cemeteries can provide valuable lessons in history. This unit will cross curriculums to introduce students to the study of tombstones and the secrets of the past that they reveal. In addition to the history learned, boys and girls will use data collected to perform math calculations and to write stories and biographies based on their findings.
Resources included are the following:
Â·Collection Data Sheet
Â·Student Questions to Reflect
Â·Questions for Groups Studying Data