Community History and Architecture
Long Island Traditions offers this program to grades 6-12. The program focuses on research and writing skills that examine settlement patterns and traditional architecture of Long Island. Field trips and slide shows that examine a community’s architecture are also developed. Long Island Traditions released a teacher resource guide examining the following subjects:
- Researching traditional and vernacular architecture
- Framing methods, windows and door designs
- Native American architecture
- African American slave and freedmen housing
- English and Dutch farm and barn design
- Home-based and general stores
- Windmills and grist mills
- Places of worship
To purchase this guide, click here. Price is $10 including shipping and handling.
To read a teacher review of the guide, click here.