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Standard RI.MC

RI.MC Meaning and Context

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...

Horses As Heroes - Marsh Tackies
Horses As Heroes - Marsh Tackies

Lesson

"The ancestry of East Coast barrier island wild horse breeds traces back to Spanish explorers, who were adept at the use of horses for travel, work and war. Questions remain as to whether the horses...

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...

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.

Forces of Unity and Division
Forces of Unity and Division

Lesson

Students will read letters written in history and see how they tell the story of the past and what society and the culture was like at the time. After learning more about sectionalism and the division...