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Standard C.LCS

C.LCS Language, Craft, and Structure

Grade(s): 8

Subject(s): English Language Arts

Year: 2015

Type
Careers in Advertising
Careers in Advertising

Lesson

Do you enjoy seeing a clever commercial on tv, on a billboard, or online? If you enjoy creativity using images and wordplay, you may be suited to a career in advertising. In this lesson, learn the...

Diving Deeper into Conflict
Diving Deeper into Conflict

Lesson

This lesson falls at the beginning of a 3-week children's book writing unit. It is meant to get students thinking about all the different types of conflict that they can pull from later when they...

Settling the Backcountry
Settling the Backcountry

Lesson

South Carolina began as a proprietary colony, but in order to attract more settlers, the proprietors gave some of their political control to the landowners. This, however, did not mean that they...

Resisting Slavery - Oral Histories
Resisting Slavery - Oral Histories

Lesson

What is Oral History? - Oral history is a field of study and a method of gathering, preserving and interpreting the voices and memories of people, communities, and participants in past events. Oral...

Cotton Becomes King - Cotton Gin
Cotton Becomes King - Cotton Gin

Lesson

Eli Whitney invented the Cotton Gin and in turn changed the path of America and its fortune. Read this excerpt from his obituary: Judge Johnson, of South Carolina, speaking of this invention, in 1807...

Crisis of 1850 (Secession)
Crisis of 1850 (Secession)

Lesson

As sectionalism arose from racial/societal tension many events occurred that led to South Carolina’s secession from the Union. Students will create an interactive timeline of the Road to Civil War.

The Progressive Movement Continues?
The Progressive Movement Continues?

Lesson

The Progressive Movement marked a period of great change in society and increased involvement of American government in the regulation of American society. Today, people still debate the role of...