Strawberry Girl

Resources

Presentations

  1. Cracker Presentation

PDF Downloads

  1. Lesson Plans - Strawberry Girl
  2. Journal (No Borders)
  3. Journal (Borders)
  4. Cracker Recipes

Additional Ideas

  • Cracker Day
    • Contact Central Florida Historical Society. Arrange for their presentation on Cracker life.
    • Serve recipes from Raynor, B., Raynor C. Old St. Augustine. A Taste of St. Augustine. Retrieved November 17, 2005, from http://www.tasteofstaugustine.com/
    • Students dress in Cracker attire (jeans, straw hats, bare-foot, plaid shirts).
    • Create centers
      • Food tasting
      • Tale telling of Bruce, A.J. (1996). Tellable Cracker Tales. Sarasota: Pineapple Press.
      • PowerPoint viewing on Cracker life, The Cracker Culture in Florida
      • Reading of books on Cracker life (see references)
      • Artifacts investigation
  • Field Trip to Wekiwa Springs State Park
    (http://www.abfla.com/parks/WekiwaSprings/wekiwa.html)
    • Identify vegetation presented in Strawberry Girl.

References

Bamford, H. (1976). Florida History. St. Petersburg: Great Outdoors Publishing Co.

Bruce, A.J. (1996). Tellable Cracker Tales. Sarasota: Pineapple Press.

Brunson, R. (2005, July 24). Summerlin photo helps inspire historians. Orlando Sentinel, p. K4.

Andrews, M. (January 24, 1999). Life was tough, but at least pioneers had land to live off. Orlando Sentinel, p. K2.

Raynor, B., Raynor C. Old St. Augustine. A Taste of St. Augustine. Retrieved November 17, 2005, from http://www.tasteofstaugustine.com/

Ste. Claire, D. (1998). CRACKER: The Cracker Culture in Florida History. Daytona Beach: The Museum of Arts and Sciences.

Sammons, S. W. (1993). Henry Flagler: Builder of Florida. Lake Buena Vista: Tailored Tours Publications, Inc.

Turner, G. (2005). Fort Myers in Vintage Postcards. Charleston: Arcadia Publishing.