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Lessons on the Lake logo The History of the Basin
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Chapter 10 Essential Questions

  1. Which events do I find most interesting in the history of the Lake Pontchartrain Basin?

  2. What would be my diary entry for a trip to the Lake with my family on a particular day in the 1700s, 1800s, and 1900s?

  3. If Lake Pontchartrain never existed, how would the history of the Basin be different?

  4. Does my cultural heritage intermingle with the history of the Lake Pontchartrain Basin?

  5. What is my future vision for Lake Pontchartrain?  How can I help achieve this vision?

  6. If I could select one day in history to visit Lake Pontchartrain, which day would it be?

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Sliders swim with their jaws open along the surface of the water. They then spit the water out through their nostrils and swallow the remaining food particles.
  1. Introduction
  2. Essential Questions
  3. Historical Highlights
  4. Activity: Explore History
  5. Activity: Dramatization
  6. Activity:  Dramatic Timeline
  7. Activity: Basin 
  8. Activity: Capturing History In a Box
  9. Activity: Historical Research
  10. Activity: Marsh Mysteries Quiz