Students will demonstrate their understanding of four historical, South Carolina figures and how their roles during the Revolution contributed to Charleston history, as well as make a connection between their four historical accounts and the history/role of the Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon.
Other Instructional Materials or Notes:
4, 6, 8
- Social Studies
- Visual & Performing Arts
None needed, but access to technology and the internet, may aid in the lesson progression.
- Write-up- “History of the Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon”
- Pictures- Labeled A, B, C, D, and E
- Online virtual tour Old Exchange
- Information on the Powder Magazine
- 5 handouts- “William Moultrie,” “Isaac Hayne,” “Christopher Gadsden,” “Peter Sinkler” “Charles Pinckney”
- 5 large sheets of poster board (pre-titled, one for each of the four names)
- 5 stacks of construction paper (variety of colors)
- 5 pairs of scissors
- 5 sets of markers (variety of colors)
- 5 glue sticks
- Crossword puzzle worksheet- “The Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon” (one per student)
- Rubric (one per student)
- 8.2.CO Compare the motives and demographics of loyalists and patriots within South Carolina and the colonies.
- This indicator was developed to encourage inquiry into the economic, political, and social motivations of the patriots and the loyalists in the era of the American Revolution.
- 8.2.CE Explain the economic, political, and social factors surrounding the American Revolution.
- This indicator was developed to encourage inquiry into how the colonies began to unify to create a distinctive American identity over the course of events of the American Revolution.
- 8.2.CX Contextualize the roles of various groups of South Carolinians as the colonies moved toward becoming an independent nation.
- This indicator was developed to encourage inquiry into the motivations of colonists during the American Revolution and the progression of conflict and failed compromise that ultimately oed to revolution.
- 8.2.E Utilize a variety of primary and secondary sources to analyze multiple perspectives on the development of democracy in South Carolina and the United States.
Lesson Partners: The Powder Magazine of South Carolina