Geoliteracy Workshop: No Borrowed Glory and Smithfield Virginia in the Revolution
This March 22–23, 2013, institute modeled ways in which teachers in grades 4-8 may develop creative ways to engage students in cross-curricular lessons emphasizing the historic and cultural landscape of their hometowns. Lesson strategies and teaching materials were provided, including an introduction to Google Lit Trips/Google Earth. It was led by VGA members Annie Evans and Donna Fontaine. Judy Bander, author of No Borrowed Glory, joined in discussions and field trips.
Historic St. Luke’s Church in Smithfield, VA, played a pivot role in the novel, No Borrowed Glory,
our GeoLit novel study.
All photos courtesy of Annie Evans.