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Standard RI.MC.6.1

RI.MC.6.1 Provide an objective summary of a text with two or more central ideas; cite key supporting details to analyze their development.

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...

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...