Unit IX Part 2 The Cycle of Life
Lesson 3 Elders' Ways
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After you collect folk remedies and sayings from family and community members and other students, consider how to categorize your findings by using the classifications below. After you collect folk remedies and sayings from family and community members and other students on the Folk Remedy Collection Worksheet, consider how to categorize your findings by using the classifications below.
Make several copies of page 2 of this worksheet and use them to record the information you collect. For each interviewee or person interviewed, enter the name in the first column and the ailment or condition in the second column. If you collect a saying, enter the word "Saying" in the second column. Decide which of the four categories each remedy belongs in, then write the remedy in that column.
Extra! Extra! Think All About It! Make a database using the column headings as Category Names. Then enter your information into the correct categories. To locate similar records, following the "Selecting Records" directions in your software program.
|Person Interviewed||Ailment, Condition, or Saying||Cure||Treatment||Preventives and Health Practices||Removals|
|Red Higgenbottom, Traiteur||Warts||Rub warts
with a potato then
bury the potato and say prayers
|Aristeed Begnaud||Hiccups||Eat a teaspoon of sugar|
|Sarah Jones, Jane's grandmother||Insect bites||Use a paste of baking soda and water|
|Euphemie LeBlanc||Saying||An apple a day keeps the doctor away|
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