WWI and the Jazz Age

In this lesson, students will create a web design to chart the effects of tourism on South Carolina.

In this lesson, students take on the work of a historian by analyzing political cartoons create from the perspective of a local WWI soldier.

Students will:

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In this lesson, students will read two primary source documents from Documenting the American South, a digital library collection sponsored by the UNC Libraries.

This lesson focuses on cause and effect and the evaluation of multiple points of view or biases that create the perspectives and influences of individual experiences, societal values, and cultural traditions.

The population in South Carolina experienced changes between 1900 and 1950.

Students will create a timeline of technology.

Students will compare and contrast the educational philosophies of Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Dubois for African-Americans.

In this lesson, students will learn about the labor union movement in the U.S., specifically the union influence on the cotton mills of North and South Carolina.

World War I traumatized many of the soldiers that participated in the war. It had a lasting effect on the political, economic, social, and cultural lives of Americans during the 1920's.

This lesson focuses on cause and effect and helping students understand responsible citizenship in relation to the state, national, and international communities in which they belong.

Included in the kit are images from and educational materials based on the exhibition Our Time, Our Place: Photographs of the Black South by Richard Samuel Roberts, which depicts the rise of African American middle class across the South

What do soldiers wear? Students will say a uniform and mention boots.

Objectives:  For students to understand the connection between the textile industry and baseball in Upstate South Carolina.

Students will gain knowledge about the importance of technology in the cotton mills and why it was developed.  They should also be able to discuss how the technology affected children and families in South Carolina. 

This lesson is based on the National Register of Historic Places Multiple Property Covers "The Rosenwald School Building Fund and Associated Buildings (Alabama)," "Rosenwald Schools in Georgia, 1912-1937," "Rosenwald Schools of Anne Arundel County

This lesson is designed to help deepen 3rd grade students' understanding of what the textile industry is and how it became so important to Greenville's development.

This lesson focuses on cause and effect, a Social Studies skill, and synthesizing, a literacy skill. Students will analyze three different tragedies and determine the effects of each.

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