Sharla Brown

Grades Taught:

6, 7, 8, 12

Subjects Taught:

Social Studies

Columbia, SC

I am a former social studies teacher!

Contributed Lessons

Beyond Barbados Part 2: Sweet Success Lesson Plan
Beyond Barbados Part 2: Sweet Success Lesson Plan

Lesson

Beyond Barbados Part 2- Sweet Success video segment focuses on Europeans establishing Barbados as a colony. There is an emphasis on identifying how the Europeans sought for a cash crop, sugar cane, to...

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.

Settlement of South Carolina
Settlement of South Carolina

Lesson

Curriculum resources, i.e. media, web and handouts, teachers can use to support standards related to: The settlement of South Carolina.

Analyze the beginnings of capitalism
Analyze the beginnings of capitalism

Lesson

Curriculum resources, i.e. media, web and handouts teachers can use to support standards related to: Capitalism, mercantilism, the developing market economy, international trade, and the rise of the...

Plant Investigations
Plant Investigations

Lesson

Students receive foundational information in the previous grade about the plant life cycles. The teacher should begin the discussion assessing student’s prior knowledge about plants including, the...

Navigational Technological Advancements 1600
Navigational Technological Advancements 1600

Lesson

Curriculum resources, i.e. media, web and handouts, teachers can use to support standards related to: Explain how technological and scientific advances contributed to the power of European nations.

March Madness Stats: Will Your Team Win?
March Madness Stats: Will Your Team Win?

Lesson

Students will be divided into groups of four. Students will be assigned tasks: athletic director, assistant coach, public relations and statistician. In this lesson, students will determine if their...

LEGO Storytelling
LEGO Storytelling

Lesson

Reconstruct the plot of the story - beginning, middle, and end- then extend the story. What happened next? The author does not tell us. Use you skills of inference to decide. AS long as you can...