In this lesson students will be learning about the “struggle for power” between the Spanish, French, English, and Native Americans for South Carolina. The teacher will emphasize that each group had motives for maintaining a presence in South Carolina and students will learn about the steps each group took toward achieving that goal.
Other Instructional Materials or Notes:
Computers/tablets with internet acess
- An equal number of blue, yellow, red, and green Popsicle sticks (number depends on class size, one for each student)
- Paper bag
- Circle of Inheritance: A Struggle for Power video
- Computer/iPad access and library access
- Blank timeline on classroom wall
- Blue, yellow, red, and green paper
- ELMO Document Camera or Projector
- 4 sheets of transparency paper, each with a blank map of the East Coast, Atlantic Ocean, and European Coast for the overhead projector
- Old looking paper (stained by tea/burned edges)
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