Category Archive: Uncategorized

Aug
29

The Story of a Rock 8-5.3

Phosphate Collection

In this lesson, students will create a picture book that tells the history of the phosphate industry in South Carolina. Click here to download the full lesson with attached handouts. The Story of a Rock Historical Background During the late 19th century the discovery of phosphate deposits marked the beginning of a rapidly growing industry …

Continue reading »

Aug
29

Civilizing the Natives 5-2.5

Native

In this lesson students will analyze and explain one of the social effects of expansion on Native Americans. Click here to download the full lesson with attached handouts. Civilizing the Natives  Historical Background “Reformers of the late 19th century were concerned about the plight of the Native Americans and the unfairness of the many treaties …

Continue reading »

Aug
29

Domestic Terrorism 8-7.4

delaine

In this lesson students will examine the events surrounding the Civil Rights movement and the Briggs v. Elliot case by analyzing a speech written by the late Rev. Joseph A. DeLaine. Click here to download the full lesson with attached handouts. Domestic Terrorism Historical Background “In 1948 in South Carolina, the modern civil rights movement …

Continue reading »

Aug
29

Meeting the Natives 3-2.5

RARE BOOKS COPY

In this lesson students will analyze a photograph then write a paragraph to explain the initial interaction between Europeans and Native Americans. Click here to download the full lesson with attached handouts. Meeting the Natives Historical Background “Most of the Native Americans were friendly to the Europeans at first, enjoying the trading relationship. Europeans traded …

Continue reading »

Aug
25

The Red Hand Division 8-6.2

daughter

In this lesson students will attempt to recreate a journal that traces a typical draftee’s path from recruitment, training, deployment and assimilation to home using background knowledge of WWI and conditions in the segregated south. Click here to download the full lesson with attached handouts. The Red Hand Division Historical Background The 371st Infantry Regiment …

Continue reading »

Aug
25

Newspapers Tell History 8-6

keowee

In this lesson students research the South Carolina Newspapers collection to create a timeline of important 20th century events. Click here to download the full lesson with attached handouts. Newspapers Tell History Historical Background “The period after the Civil War was a time of great change in South Carolina and the country. Such periods of …

Continue reading »

Aug
25

Winds of Change 8-5.5

winds

Students in this lesson analyze and compare photographic evidence from Hurricane Hugo and the Hurricane of 1893. Click here to download the full lesson with attached handouts. Winds of Change Historical Background “The Hurricane of 1893 was one of a series of seven that struck the South Carolina coast in a 20 year period. These …

Continue reading »

Aug
25

On the Lives of Soldiers 8-3.5

sixties

For this lesson, students will be using excerpts from Charles Crosland’s Reminiscences of the Sixties 9. This lesson seeks to test the students’ ability to use prior knowledge to draw inferences from accounts of specific events, as well as gain perspective from those who lived through them. The goal is for students to gain a …

Continue reading »

Aug
25

John C. Calhoun’s Strange Dream 8-3.2

Calhoun_house

In this lesson, students create a political cartoon after reading about John C. Calhoun’s “Strange Dream”. Click here to download the full lesson with attached handouts. John C. Calhoun’s Strange Dream Historical Background “The nullification crisis was the result of the different impact that protective tariffs had on the North and the South. A protective …

Continue reading »

Aug
25

South Carolina after the Civil War 3-4.6

laurel

Students in this lesson work to explain the effects of the Civil War on South Carolina’s economy. This lesson involves a pre-assessment, guided inquiry, and a formative post-assessment. The pre-assessment (Gallery Walk) allows the student to activate background knowledge. The guided inquiry allows the student to affirm or adjust the responses given in the pre-assessment, …

Continue reading »

Older posts «

» Newer posts