Lesson Plans

Below are descriptions of lesson plans created by schools, educators, museums, state and federal parks, and other educational organizations.

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  • Battling Through the Revolutionary War

    Students will learn about the major battles of the Revolutionary war through the Internet and streaming videos. Each student will research a battle from the Revolutionary War and write a newspaper article describing who, what, when, where, and why the battle occurred. 

  • Beatrice Taylor McKnight

    Students will learn about SC African American History Calendar honoree Beatrice McKnight and the historical timeline associated with her life and work. Students will use knowledge from several subject areas to answer the questions in a quiz format.

  • Beatrice Taylor McKnight

    The student will be able to analyze the effects of the civil rights movement on McKnight examining the impact she has had on her community.

  • Beatrice Taylor McKnight

    The students will be able to explain the lives of ordinary men and women during the Civil Rights Movement. The students will be able to explain the stories of the famous and not so famous individuals of the Civil Rights Movement.

  • Beatrice Taylor McKnight

    Students will be able to define community activism and engage in a group activity that demonstrates community activism.

  • Beatrice Taylor McKnight

    Students will be able to define community activism and engage in a group activity that demonstrates community activism.

  • Beatrice Taylor McKnight

    The student will write an acrostic poem about Beatrice Taylor McKnight and all of her accomplishments to overcome the conditions of her daily life.

  • Benjamin Mazyck, The Mystery Man of Goose Creek

    Developed with the assistance of the teachers at Westview Elementary School in Goose Creek, South Carolina, this package provides detailed curricula materials looking at the religious persecution of the Huguenots, the cultivation and marketing of Carolina Gold rice, slavery in the eighteenth century, and the life on an eighteenth century rice plantation.

  • Benthic Retrieval R.O.V

    Focus Questions: How are the ocean depths explored? Objectives: Students will: 1. Design and create a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) that will be able to accomplish specified tasks.

  • Berry Ink

    People wrote lots of letters during the 1800s, but those letters would sometimes take very long time to arrive at their destinations. If the letters were intended for someone overseas, in perhaps a place like England or France, they might take months to arrive! Letters were also very time-consuming to create. People would need quills, ink, wax, signets, and paper. They would usually make these items, unlike today when we can purchase everything we need to write a letter in one store.

  • Bertie Herbert Bowman

    This activity enlightens eighth graders on the life of Bertie Herbert Bowman. They will have a better understanding of the term "the American Dream", and they will see how Bowman achieved his American dream.

     

  • Bertie Herbert Bowman

    This activity enlightens eighth graders on the life of Bertie Herbert Bowman. They will have a better understanding of the term "Exodusters," and they will see how exodusters affected Bowman's life.

  • Bertie Herbert Bowman

    This activity allows students to look at Bowman's book Step by Step, and to understand the Jim Crow Laws. 

  • Bertie Herbert Bowman

    The students will calculate the route Bowman took from Summerton, South Carolina to Washington, D.C. more than 60 years ago and compare and contrast it to the current day route from Summerton, South Carolina to Washington, D.C.

  • Bertie Herbert Bowman

    The students will be able to explain the contributions of individuals from South Carolina and how they influenced the history of United States. The students will be able to explain how personal actions are constrained by larger social or historical conditions.

  • Bertie Herbert Bowman

    Discuss the students' interpretation of the American dream. Analyze how Bertie Herbert Bowman achieved his American dream by overcoming obstacles of the Jim Crow era.

  • Bertie Herbert Bowman

    Students will identify the formal and informal responsibilities/qualifications of U.S. representatives and senators.

  • Bertie Herbert Bowman

    Students will read Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I have a Dream" speech. They will also hear about Bertie Herbert Bowman's American dream. 

  • Between the Waters: Analyzing Historical Photographs Activity

    There are hundreds of historical photographs pertaining to Hobcaw Barony and the Baruch family, most of which are archived at the Georgetown County Digital Library (http://www.gcdigital.org/). Many of these photographs can also be found throughout the Between the Waters website. They provide a rich visual record of life at Hobcaw during the first half of the 20th century, and an opportunity for students to increase their literacy skills. Photographs contain a great deal of information but they can also contain misinformation.

  • Beyond My Plate 3-5

    This lesson contains information & hands-on activities where 3-5 grade students will be learning about the effect that our local Food Environment has on the food choices we make and ultimately the food we eat. Our goal for this lesson is to help children explore the connection between advertisements and availability to the Food Environment.