Rural Heritage Museum:  Resources for Teachers

"HOW THE WEST WAS WON: TRAINS AND THE TRANSFORMATION OF WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA"

Exhibition runs June 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016
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Click HERE to download teacher guide in PDF format.
or
Click HERE to download middle and high school teacher guide in Word format.
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Click HERE to download "zipped / compressed" folder with word games, puzzles, etc. PDF format.

Click HERE to download the entire "zipped / compressed" "GUIDED TOUR" worksheets / blackline masters in PDF format.
Or........
You can download each worksheet separately as they correspond to each didactic exhibition panel.

1.   How the West was Won WORD   or PDF
2.   Mainline Timeline WORD   or PDF
3.   Construction Challenges WORD   or PDF
4.   Silence on Saluda WORD   or PDF
5.   Hardships and Heartbreaks WORD   or PDF
6.   Making Tracks to Murphy WORD   or PDF
7.   Madison Made the Grade WORD   or PDF
8.   Political Corruption /
      Old Fort Mountain Construction WORD   or PDF 
9.   Dangerous, Deadly Work             WORD   or PDF
10. Mines Pierce the Mountains       WORD   or PDF
11. Trains and Tourism   WORD   or PDF
12. Tweetsie Country     WORD   or PDF
13. Railroads Standardize America   WORD   or PDF
14. Clinchfield Railroad             WORD   or PDF


Two Additional Worksheets Not Affiliated with Panels:
15. Just Kidding - Railroad/train jokes WORD   or   PDF              
16. What I Learned - Overall wrap up   WORD   or   PDF

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Past Exhibitions:

"QUALLA ARTS & CRAFTS: TRADITION and INNOVATION"

Click HERE to download 4th and 8th grade teacher resources in PDF format.
or
Click HERE to download 4th and 8th grade teacher resources in Word format.
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"INTERWOVEN: COVERLETS, BALLADS and AMERICA'S DISCOVERY OF LIFE IN MADISON COUNTY"

Click HERE teacher resources (scavenger hunt) in PDF format.
or
Click HERE to download teacher resources (scavenger hunt) in Word format.

Click HERE for diagram of counter balance loom and its parts in PDF format.
or
Click HERE for diagram of counter balance loom and in Word format.