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Standard 3-3.5

3-3.5 Outline the structure of state government, including the branches of government (legislative, executive, and judicial), the representative bodies of each branch (general assembly, governor, and supreme court), and the basic powers of each branch.

Grade(s): 3, 4, 5

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

Type
Government Unit
Government Unit

Lesson

12 Day unit on Government and the impact the American Revolution had on South Carolina.

Constitution Day Lesson Plan
Constitution Day Lesson Plan

Lesson

This lesson relates to the ratification of the United States Constitution in 1788. In this lesson students will define terms and specify how they relate to the Constitution. Students will answer...

John Rutledge | S.C. Hall of Fame
John Rutledge | S.C. Hall of Fame

Video

5-minute historical profile of the life of statesman John Rutledge, South Carolina’s first Governor and delegate to the Constitutional Convention.
Charles Pinckney | S.C. Hall of Fame
Charles Pinckney | S.C. Hall of Fame

Video

Statesman Charles Pinckney's beliefs helped forge the United States Constitution. Fluent in five languages, yet educated and reared entirely on South Carolina soil, this man was elected four times to...