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Standard C.MC.2.1

C.MC.2.1 Gather relevant information from diverse print and multimedia sources to develop ideas, claims, or perspectives emphasizing salient points in a coherent, concise, logical manner with relevant evidence and well-chosen details.

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 Challenge of Freedom
The Challenge of Freedom

Lesson

The students will be able to create a PowerPoint or Keynote presentation about the influence of the Reconstruction Policy in relation to the Freedmen’s Bureau, Lincoln’s Reconstruction Plan, Congress’...