Lesson Objectives/Louisiana Content Standards, Benchmarks, and Foundation Skills

1. Students focus on work, responsibilities, and skills associated with home life in their communities, other regions of the state, and other time periods.

E-1A-E4 Discussing and determining the process for making economic decisions. (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)

E-1A-E10 Identifying some of the economic institutions, such as households and banks, that make up the economy. (1, 4)

2. Students identify domestic craft experts in their communities and other regions of the state and consider gender and age roles in household management.
E-1A-E8 Determining how the development of skills and knowledge relates to career opportunity and economic well-being. (1, 4, 5)

E-1A-M4 Analyzing the role of specialization in the economic process. (1, 2, 4)

E-1A-M5 Giving examples of how skills and knowledge increase productivity and career opportunities. (1, 3, 4, 5)

3. Students research domestic crafts of Louisiana's Native American tribal groups today and in the past.
E-1B-E5 Identifying the major goods and services produced in the local community and state. (1, 3, 5)

H-1A-M2 Demonstrating historical perspective through the political, social, and economic context in which an event or idea occurred. (1, 2, 3, 4)

H-1A-M4 Analyzing historical data using primary and secondary sources. (1, 2, 3, 4)

H-1A-M6 Conducting research in efforts to answer historical questions. (1, 2, 3, 4)

4. Students demonstrate domestic crafts or skills that they know or have learned during their fieldwork research.
H-1C-E1 Describing the people, events, and ideas that were significant to the growth and development of our state and nation. (1, 3, 4)

H-1B-E1 Describing and comparing family life in the present and the past. (1, 2, 3, 4)

H-1B-E2 Relating the history of the local community and comparing it to other communities of long ago. (1, 2, 3, 4)