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Standard I.4.1

I.4.1 Employ a critical stance to demonstrate that relationships and patterns of evidence lead to logical conclusions, while acknowledging alternative views.

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...

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...

Voting Rights Act of 1965
Voting Rights Act of 1965

Lesson

Students have studied the Fifteenth Amendment, which was supposed to have granted African-American male citizens the right to vote, as well as the Nineteenth Amendment which expanded voting rights to...

The Solid South Shifts
The Solid South Shifts

Lesson

Students will research and describe the events and historical figures that were integral to the Solid South’s shift from supporting the Democratic Party to supporting the Republican Party. Students...