The post–World War II period was dominated by a power conflict that pitted former allies against each other over economic and political differences. This Cold War affected all aspects of American life at home and abroad. To understand the impact...

Grade(s): 5

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

Type
Modjeska Monteith Simkins House - Video Quide
Modjeska Monteith Simkins House - Video Quide

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Students will use the first 7 questions to help follow the content discussed in the video. The last 2 questions are open-ended questions. Use questions 9 and 10 to start an open discussion on the...
Mahkia Green - Civil Rights Protests
Mahkia Green - Civil Rights Protests

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Students will use the video "Rise Up" by Mahkia Green and other research to compare and contrast social justice protesters from the past and today.
Impact of Cold War on South Carolina
Impact of Cold War on South Carolina

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Students will use the links provided to understand the three ways South Carolina was impacted by the Cold War. They will draw and label the map with notes they take accordingly. Students will label...
Modjeska Monteith Simkins House - Overview
Modjeska Monteith Simkins House - Overview

Video

Built between 1890 and 1895, this one-story cottage was home to Modjeska Monteith Simkins, considered "the Matriarch of Civil Rights activists of South Carolina," from 1932 until her death on April 5...
Civil Rights Important Moments
Civil Rights Important Moments

Lesson

Students will explore and learn about Plessy vs. Ferguson, Brown vs. Board of Education, and Little Rock Nine. They will write an essay about what they learned.

Rhetoric & Space Race
Rhetoric & Space Race

Lesson

Students will engage in a debate over whether the United States should enter the Space Race using rhetoric and historical information.