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Standard C.MC.1

C.MC.1 Interact with others to explore ideas and concepts, communicate meaning, and develop logical interpretations through collaborative conversations; build upon the ideas of others to clearly express ones own views while respecting diverse perspecti...

Grade(s): 8

Subject(s): English Language Arts

Year: 2015

Type
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...

Riding the Waves of Sound
Riding the Waves of Sound

Lesson

This lesson focuses on investigating sound, both volume and pitch by engaging students through investigation activities. Along with these activities, direct instruction, and 1:1 activities are...

Prosperity for South Carolina
Prosperity for South Carolina

Lesson

In this series of learning experiences, students will gather information from primary source documents and media in order to develop an understanding of how early South Carolinians used their natural...

Horses As Heroes - Marsh Tackies
Horses As Heroes - Marsh Tackies

Lesson

"The ancestry of East Coast barrier island wild horse breeds traces back to Spanish explorers, who were adept at the use of horses for travel, work and war. Questions remain as to whether the horses...

Creative Resistance to Taxation on the Colonies
Creative Resistance to Taxation on the Colonies

Lesson

Background information: Students have previously learned of the mercantile economic system and the Navigational Act of 1651. As transatlantic trade increased it became more difficult for England to...

The Pursuit of Francis Marion
The Pursuit of Francis Marion

Lesson

Help the Patriot Cause!! - The following letter is an “imagined correspondence” between Colonel Francis Lord Rawdon, British commanding officer of the British outpost at Camden, and Lieutenant Colonel...

Loyalists and Patriots
Loyalists and Patriots

Lesson

In these lessons, students will investigate the points of view of colonists who supported remaining loyal to Britain and those of colonists who supported breaking ties with Britain.

A New Nation and State
A New Nation and State

Lesson

The Constitutional Convention was a gathering of state delegates to rewrite the Articles of Confederation and create the Constitution. Nine of the Thirteen colonies were needed to ratify the...

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

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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...