Lesson Plans

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

The University of Georgia's Marine Extension Service (UGA MAREX) published the Adopt-A-Wetland Curriculum Guide for Grades 3-12 for classroom and informal activities that are aligned to classroom standards.

In this activity, students learn about the history of African American English and the meaning of dialect and linguistic patterns.

Charleston, South Carolina provides an excellent setting to teach students about several key concepts in the study of slavery and freedom in the United States.

Questions discussed in this lesson plan are: *What were duties and responsibilities of African-American soldiers in the American Revolution?

African Passages is an online exhibit consisting of 49 image resources (photographs, maps, and documents) and 35 extended captions that commemorate the Ashley River Corridor in Charleston, South Carolina, as a unique site

Property: Hodge Hall, South Carolina State University, Orangeburg 

Historic Content 

Property: Harleston-Boags Funeral Home NR, 121 Calhoun Street, Charleston 

Historic Content 

This online exhibition and educator resource series focuses on the complex history of emancipation and the period of Reconstruction that followed the American Civil War.

In this lesson students evaluate the damage caused by the Charleston Earthquake of 1886 through photographic evidence.