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Standard I.3.3

I.3.3 Gather information from a variety of primary and secondary sources and evaluate sources for perspective, validity, and bias.

Grade(s): 8

Subject(s): English Language Arts

Year: 2015

Type
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...

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...

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’...

Six Degrees of the Gilded Age in South Carolina
Six Degrees of the Gilded Age in South Carolina

Lesson

This activity is based loosely on the game Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon. The teacher can choose to place students into five different groups, giving each group a challenge question, or can make this an...

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...

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...