- How did the Creek and Cherokee use the natural resources of the land where they lived?
- How does the culture of the Creek and Cherokee compare to our local culture?
- How can we provide or protect what plants need to thrive and grow?
- SS2H2a. Students will describe the region in Georgia where the Creek and Cherokee lived and how the people used their local resources.
- SS2H2b. Students will compare and contrast the Georgia Creek and Cherokee cultures of the past to Georgians today.
- S1L1a. Students will identify the basic needs of a plant: air, water, light, nutrients.
- (see Square Foot Garden lesson plans)
- Facts about Native American tribes
- Additional Resources on growing Three Sisters Gardens
In the Three Sisters Garden
Author(s): Joanne Dennee
Publication Year: 1996
Sister Corn, Sister Squash, and Sister Bean introduce children to gardening in two distinct year-long adventures that explore the ancient wisdoms of the land. Each is a unique journey through the four seasons, rich with earth-friendly gardening methods, history, hands-on act
Roots, Shoots, Buckets Boots: Gardening Together with Children
Author(s): Sharon Lovejoy
Publication Year: 1999
Here are 12 spirited, easy-to-implement ideas for theme gardens that parents and kids can grow together, connecting children to nature through gardening.