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Standard C.MC.3.2

C.MC.3.2 Utilize multimedia to clarify information and emphasize salient points.

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...

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...

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.

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.

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...