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Clifton's Science Teacher's Guides
for Grade 7 and Grade 9

Tour Guide Aligned with Ministry of Education and
Catholic Board of Education Curriculum

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Clifton Heritage National Park Science Teacher's Guide for Grade Seven (7), Grade Eight (8) and Grade Nine (9) alignment with Ministry of Education (MOE) and the Catholic Board of Education Standards (CBE).

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Social Studies For Grade 7

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION OBJECTIVES

CLIFTON HERITAGE NATIONAL PARK TOUR GUIDE ALIGNMENT

Theme:  Exploring Maps and Globes

  • directions

On page 8 of the tour guide students get a chance to use their knowledge of cardinal points to describe the geographical location of CHNP

Theme:  Earth and Sun Relationships

  • Conserving our environment:  historical sites

Pages 12 – 17 of the tour guide addresses the issues of conserving our historical sites under the topic Conservation of Archaeological sites:  the Stone Steps, the Plantation Office, the Great House, the Stable/Carriage House, the Stone Walls and the African Settlement.

Theme:  Making a Living in the Bahamas

  • Types of farming:

plantation

Students get a first hand look at plantation farming in the past as they tour the Wylly plantation and learn facts about its operation (pages 21-23 of the tour guide.)

Theme:  Celebrating Our Way of Life

  • Aspects of Culture

In the section, Our Bahamian Heritage and Scared Space, pages 10 and 11, students get a chance to reflect on Bahamian culture as it is expressed in art work and learn about  views on culture from one of the creators of the space.

Social Studies For Grade 8

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION OBJECTIVES

CLIFTON HERITAGE NATIONAL PARK TOUR GUIDE ALIGNMENT

Theme:  Our Historical Journey Pre 1492 – 1900’s

  • The Life of the Arawaks (Lucayans)
  • Columbus’s First Voyages
  • The Loyalists
  • Overview of the History of West African Empires and Kingdoms
  • Slavery and Life on the Plantation
  • The end of slavery
  • Pages 18 – 20 provide information on the life, and fate of the Arawaks (Lucayans) and the coming of Christopher Columbus to the Bahamas.
  • Pages 21 – 24 provide information on the Loyalists with particular focus on Clifton, John Wood and William Wylly.
  • Students are given an insight into a number of West African Kingdoms before the Slave Trade (pages 25-27)
  • Page 28 provides information on the enslaved Africans and emancipation

Social Studies For Grade 9

MOE AND CATHOLIC BOARD OF EDUCATION STANDARDS

CLIFTON HERITAGE NATIONAL PARK TOUR GUIDE ALIGNMENT

Theme:  Living and Working in a Free Society

  • How a Bill Becomes a Law

On pages 4 – 7 students learn about how CHNP came about through an act of Parliament that established the Clifton Heritage Authority.   They learn about the functions of the CHA and are given an opportunity to assess its present effectiveness in carrying out its mandate (pages 12 – 20).

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