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Visit the South Carolina Department of Education for Social Studies standards.

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Ruins | From the Sky
Ruins | From the Sky

Video

There are countless abandoned buildings and relics scattered across South Carolina. Some however, offer more than just a glimpse into the past. Accounts of strange phenomena have forever been...
Learn About Your Community
Learn About Your Community

Lesson

Part 1: Collect Oral Histories – 15 minutes Give your students a week to interview an older person about their relationship to one or several natural, cultural, or historic landmarks in their...

Write About or Discuss | Pee Dee Explorer
Write About or Discuss | Pee Dee Explorer

Document

Allow your students engage in a writing exercise or an open discussion of some ideas that are introduced through the Pee Dee Explorer series. As a prompt, use some of the suggested topics below, or...
A Tale of Twin Countries
A Tale of Twin Countries

Lesson

Students will compare the apartheid movement in South Africa to the civil rights movement that took place in the U.S

Genocide and Human Atrocities Around the World
Genocide and Human Atrocities Around the World

Lesson

As a start for our research unit, students partner up and choose a different genocide to research. It also serves as cross curriculum effort with Geography classes. The vast sample of events students...

Learning About Gullah Culture
Learning About Gullah Culture

Lesson

During this lesson, students will explore and learn from different resources regarding Gullah culture to support their comprehension of the African experience in South Carolina during the colonial...