Lesson details

Grade
3
Subject

Social Studies

Topic

South Carolina's Role in the American Revolution

Subtopic

Perspectives of the Various Groups in South Carolina

Recommended Technology: 

None needed, but computers/tablets and writing software can be incorpated into the lesson.

Other instructional materials or notes: 
  • Graphic organizers 
  • Resource/Trade books 
  • Various objects to write about (black iron, quilt, etc.)
  • Historical Poems

"Am I Really Free?"

Duration: 
1-2 hours
Lesson type: 
Traditional Lesson
Lesson overview: 

How free were the free blacks? Life for free blacks was not all peaches and cream. Although some were able to prosper they were not counted as citizens.  A few questions to consider are: Where did free Blacks live? What, if any, restrictions did they have?

Essential Question: 

How free were the free blacks? 

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