Visual & Performing Arts
Antebellum Period, Civil War, and Reconstruction
Novice Low-Performing/Producing/Presenting Theatre
Communicate character traits
Economic Conditions for Various Classes
- Interactive Projector Board (SMART Board)
- Various photos of the Antebellum period showing multiple classes of people.
- Sticky notes
A Day in the Life… Using Tableau to Explore Historical Events – Antebellum Period
Students will create tableaus and original dialogue to demonstrate an understanding of the social classes of the Antebellum time period.
How can tableaus be used as an acting tool for various characters/people?
What was life like in South Carolina during the antebellum period?
What were the different classes of people in South Carolina and what were their lives like during the antebellum period?
What impact did the cotton gin have on slavery in the South?
What role did slavery play in South Carolina’s secession from the Union?
Why were many South Carolinians fearful of abolitionists?
Why did South Carolinians have such a strong belief in states’ rights?