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Standard I.4

I.4 Synthesize integrated information to share learning and/or take action.

Grade(s): 8

Subject(s): English Language Arts

Year: 2015

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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...

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

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’...

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...