Modern Era

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

In this lesson plan, students will look at photographs of women and discuss their first impressions. After listening to an excerpt from an oral history, students will gain empathy for a flood survivor of 1999's Hurricane Floyd.

In this activity, students learn about the history of African American English and the meaning of dialect and linguistic patterns. Students watch a video about African American English and analyze the dialect's linguistic patterns.

Students will be introduced to Allendale, SC, as they learn about its prosperity in the 1950s and its economic loss in the 1990s.

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

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.

 

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.

Students will construct a planned community, and construct a map of the planned community.

The students will be able to identify various regions of the United States and other locations in the world.

The students will create an acrostic poem.

Students will compare and contrast "Civil Disobedience" and "Nonviolent resistance" during the Civil Rights era in N.C.

In this lesson, students will contrast and compare de facto and de jure segregation, listening to oral history examples of each from residents of Charlotte, North Carolina.

These activities are related to digitized documents from the National Archives relating to Brown v. Board of Education.

The student will investigate the history of African American in medicine and create a graphic organizer.

Students will be introduced to, or given the opportunity to review, several basic economic concepts through the use of various thematic content maps and discussion questions.

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.

Students will examine the subject of heritage tourism by developing cultural heritage promotional materials (i.e. brochure, postcard, website, film). 

The students will be able to describe individuals from South Carolina and how they impacted entertainment.

The students will be able to explain the contributions of individuals from South Carolina and how they influenced the history of United States.

This educator guide explores the special nature of African-American celebrations within the family and community, and encourages students to discover their own cultural heritage.

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.

A lesson plan using an article from the Sandlapper Magazine about author Tom Poland and Highway 76.

Students will:

  • Explore the past through firsthand accounts
  • Learn about oral histories
  • Investigate their family history

This unit is the advancement of the modern Civil Rights Movement.

A lesson plan using an article from the Sandlapper Magazine about historic preservation and tourism.

Students will learn how rock art is a valuable cultural artifact and must be protected from natural degradation and human destruction, while also remaining open and available to the public.

This lesson will help the student to compare the population of cities along South Carolina major interstates.

This lesson is based on the National Register of Historic Places documentation for "Summerton High School" (with photos), "Florence C. Benson Elementary School" (with photos), "Mary H.

As a class, students will develop a portrait of the state of South Carolina similar to Nam June Paink's Electronic Superhighway.  Each student will be responsible for creating at least one representation of a South Carolina county.

During this activity, you and your child will look at a historical newspaper and compare it to the book Freedom on the Menu and the school's social studies textbook.

As a supervisory employee of South Carolina’s Department of Transportation with a budget of $2 million dollars, you will be required to choose one issue from the list below or propose an issue not listed.

This unit focuses on explaining change and continuity over time and across cultures.

This unit focuses on explaining change and continuity over time and across cultures. The purpose of this unit is to engage 6th grade students in examining both historical and contemporary inequities that exist within social structures.