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Standard 3-5

3-5 The student will demonstrate an understanding of the major developments in South Carolina in the late nineteenth and the twentieth century.

Grade(s): 3

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

Highway 81 | From the Sky


There are over 41,000 miles of road in South Carolina. Like veins in a body’s circulatory system, they connect the busy cities and small towns to each other, each serving a vital role throughout our...
Charleston Tea Garden | From the Sky


With over 25,000 farms and 4 million acres farmland in South Carolina, agriculture is the number one industry in the state. Corn, Cotton, and Soybeans are some of the top commodities but there’s only...
Modjeska Monteith Simkins House


Built between 1890 and 1895, this one-story cottage was home to Modjeska Monteith Simkins, considered "the Matriarch of Civil Rights activists of South Carolina," from 1932 until her death on April 5...
Ruth and the Green Book
Ruth and the Green Book


This lesson introduces students to the difficulties faced by African Americans during the middle twentieth century. Using the book Ruth and the Green Book by Calvin Alexander Ramsey, students learn...