Lesson Plans

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

This site was designed to offer basic information on South Carolina's barrier islands for both educators and non-educators alike.

In this lesson, students will learn about the life experiences of slaves in the United States during the 1800s by reading the story of a North Carolina slave woman who eventually escaped.

This lesson is designed to serve as an introduction to the new South Carolina Atlas. It will review the characteristics of the several types of maps contained therein which the students have previously studied.

A lesson plan using an article from the Sandlapper Magazine about Judges Sol Blatt Jr. and Matthew Perry Jr.

This lesson utilizes a primary source and provides students with insight of some of artillery types used during the Civil War.

This activity enlightens first graders on the lives of Helen Nelson Grant and Anthony Grant. Then, they make brochures about laws citizens follow.

This activity enlightens high school students on the lives of Helen Nelson Grant and Anthony Grant. They should be aware of the Grants' accomplishments and brainstorm how to start a new business.

This activity enlightens high school students on the lives of Helen Nelson Grant and Anthony Grant. Students will take the role of entrepreneurs and try to open new businesses in their communities.

In this lesson, students write free-verse acrostic poems about archaeology using the letters of the word "archaeology" to begin each line.

This lesson is designed to help students become more familiar with the landform regions of South Carolina, those areas of South Carolina with similar economic activities, life styles, and who share similar landscapes.