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Standard C.LCS.5.2

C.LCS.5.2 Select and employ a variety of craft techniques to convey a message and impact the audience.

Grade(s): 8

Subject(s): English Language Arts

Year: 2015

Type
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...

The Roaring Arts
The Roaring Arts

Lesson

Students will research and analyze changes across the nation and in South Carolina during the 1920’s. They will then in small groups prepare exhibits for a “Roaring Arts Museum”. The museum will...

Skyping Through Colonial Settlements
Skyping Through Colonial Settlements

Lesson

The influences of European nations that settled North America as well as the geographic landscape of each region were two of the most impactful factors that led to how the original thirteen colonies...

What Can I Say To Convince You?
What Can I Say To Convince You?

Lesson

In this lesson students will explore FDR’s New Deal program. They will then put themselves in the position of being strategists for a presidential campaign today. In doing so they will need to...