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Pack Your Bags: Explore South Carolina
Third graders identify the counties of South Carolina. They identify physical and human characteristics of a county in South Carolina. They create and publish a digital travel brochure. They present information orally to peers,
3rd Language Arts 4 Views 14 Downloads
"Pitchfork" Ben Tillman and Political Reform in South Carolina
Eleventh graders examine the political reform movement in South Carolina spearheaded by "Pitchfork" Ben Tillman. In this South Carolina history lesson plan, 11th graders examine primary and secondary sources regarding Tillman and his vision.
11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Pack Your Bags: Explore South Carolina
Third graders investigate different counties in South Carolina. In this geography lesson, 3rd graders are assigned a county in South Carolina to research and identify important facts about the county. Students create a PowerPoint presentation using their research as an outline.
3rd Social Studies & History 5 Views 11 Downloads
Buying, Selling, and Trading in Antebellum South Carolina
Students research the role of general stores in the development of communities. In this South Carolina history instructional activity, students study the economic development of early U.S. communities. Students write essays and create advertisements that reveal the significance of the general store in the 1800's.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
The Role of African Slaves on South Carolina Rice Plantations
Fourth graders investigate the role of African American slaves in rice plantations. In this slave life lesson plan, 4th graders discuss the products produced in the 13 colonies. Students discuss the importance of rice to South Carolina's economy.
4th Language Arts 5 Views 13 Downloads
South Carolina Location Word Search
In this South Carolina location word search instructional activity, students review, study and discuss twenty one various locations found within the state of South Carolina. Students complete a word search puzzle as well.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
The Best Friend of Charleston, The Charleston Railroad
Third graders explore the Charleston Railroad. In this South Carolina history lesson, 3rd graders examine the impact of the rail line on economy and citizens of the state. Students create posters to advertising the railroad line that include cargo, prices, and time schedules.
3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Keys To Trees: Dichotomous Tree Identification
Ninth graders gather samples of different tree leaves in their neighborhoods, and on school grounds, and identify several species of common South Carolina trees using leaf and growth characteristics with aid of dichotomous key.
9th Science 5 Views 3 Downloads
Young scholars study the Orangeburg Massacre. In this social studies lesson, students discuss the Civil Rights Movement and the protest movements that took place. Young scholars examine the events that led up to the Orangeburg Massacre at South Carolina State University.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History 4 Views 12 Downloads
Kate Fowler: Tory Spy
Fourth graders study the American Revolution and several key aspects and people involved in it. In this American Revolution lesson, 4th graders study the land grant for British colonists. Students read the 'The Legend of Kate Fowler' and summarize the major events of the legend in a flow chart.
4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
Funerals and Burial Rites
Ninth graders research burial practices that originated in West Africa and then migrated to the South Carolina and Ohio. They compare and contrast burial practices in both places. As students collect information and data, they organize and create graphs, plot points, find percents.
9th Math 3 Views 3 Downloads
Vote for Me!
Tenth graders analyze voter trends in South Carolina and discover techniques canddidates and their parties use to convince us to vote their way. They are able to locate voting statistics for their county; compare the number of registered voters and active voters; and identify techniques used by candidates to solicit votes.
10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Third graders complete activities in which they discover powder magazines and the history of South Carolina. They practice using new vocabulary and complete a worksheet after visiting the museum. They examine how families and communities worked together in the past.
3rd Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads