Born in the Adirondack Mountain region of New York State on July 6th, 1883, Noah John Rondeau was well-known for his life as a hermit. While living alone in the wilderness, Noah John documented his life and many observations in his daily journal entries. Enclosed you will find brief activities to inspire students in grades 6-8 to learn about such STEM related topics as cryptography, astronomy, and pictography.


Please use the attached ADKX Noah John 2.0 ready-to-go lessons and activities with students at your convenience.

Simply copy the one-page student lessons in your Google Drive, edit and adjust as you need, and submit to students in Google Classroom.

Each activity makes an authentic connection between the life of Adirondack hermit, Noah John Rondeau, while meeting the New York State Learning Standards in grades 6-8. Connections to NYS Learning Standards Grades 6-8 

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