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During Reconstruction and the years following the end of Reconstruction, segregation and redemptive southern policies greatly affected the lives of African Americans. Use the background information and the imaginative scenario to gain knowledge and experience how segregation and segregation...more

Grade:
8
Subject:
Social Studies, English Language Arts
Topic:
Communication, Inquiry-Based Literacy, Reading - Informational Text, Reconstruction, Industrialization, Progressivism, Writing
Subtopic:
Explore, collaborate, analyze, Formulate questions, Language, Craft and Structure-Select/employ craft techniques, Meaning and Context-Analyze/evaluate credibility/accuracy of information, Meaning and Context-Determine meaning, develop logical interpretations, Meaning and Context-Gather relevant information from diverse sources, Meaning and Context-Quote/paraphrase information without plagiarizing, Meaning and Context-Research through different medians and modalities, Meaning and Context-Utilize multimedia, Meaning, Context, and Craft-Write argument text, Reconstruction Ends, Reflect to comprehend, Synthesize information, Transact with text
Lesson type: 
Project Based Lesson

Engaging complex question, problem or challenge. Student-centered investigating and responding, acquiring a deeper knowledge through active exploration and addressing real world issues over an extended period of time. Teacher's role is one of coach, facilitator, guide, advisor, or mentor.

Learn the history leading to the creation of the century-old song form called "the blues."  This was a song form created and utilized by black Americans during the late 1800's. 

HOW DID THIS SONG FORM DEVELOP?  During the times of slavery, when...more

Grade:
5
Subject:
Social Studies, Visual & Performing Arts, English Language Arts
Topic:
Domestic and Foreign Developments, Novice High-Connecting General Music, Novice Low-Creating General Music, Writing
Subtopic:
Arrange and compose, Discriminatory laws, Industrial Revolution, Meaning, Context, and Craft-Develop authentic style/tone, Meaning, Context, and Craft-Develop real/imagined experiences/events, Meaning, Context, and Craft-Develop/strengthen writing through writing process, Meaning, Context, and Craft-Link ideas within/across categories, Meaning, Context, and Craft-Provide observation/focus, Relate music to other subjects
Lesson type: 
Traditional Lesson

Have an objective, time & materials required, a procedure for the lesson, a guided practice, an independent practice, closure and evaluation. Teacher-guided learning. Focus on what is being taught.

Students will analyze primary sources to discern the beliefs of Ben Tillman and his “Tillmanites” and how those beliefs and values affected Progressive era reforms.more

Grade:
8, 11
Subject:
Social Studies
Topic:
Industrial Development, Reconstruction, Industrialization, Progressivism
Subtopic:
Accomplishments and Limitations of Women’s Suffrage and the Progressive Movement, The Tilman Era
Lesson type: 
Traditional Lesson

Have an objective, time & materials required, a procedure for the lesson, a guided practice, an independent practice, closure and evaluation. Teacher-guided learning. Focus on what is being taught.

Students will create tableaus and original dialogue to demonstrate an understanding of the social classes of the Antebellum time period.
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Grade:
3
Subject:
Visual & Performing Arts, Social Studies
Topic:
Antebellum Period, Civil War, and Reconstruction, Novice Low-Performing/Producing/Presenting Theatre
Subtopic:
Communicate character traits, Economic Conditions for Various Classes
Lesson type: 
Traditional Lesson

Have an objective, time & materials required, a procedure for the lesson, a guided practice, an independent practice, closure and evaluation. Teacher-guided learning. Focus on what is being taught.

The teachers will show a PowerPoint presentation to review social studies standards, the Antebellum time period, social classes, and photos of people from the time period.  Students will re-create the photos as tableaus and will write original dialogue from the perspective of the subjects of the...more

Grade:
3
Subject:
Social Studies, English Language Arts
Topic:
Antebellum Period, Civil War, and Reconstruction, Writing
Subtopic:
Economic Conditions for Various Classes, Meaning, Context, and Craft-Write narrative text
Lesson type: 
Traditional Lesson

Have an objective, time & materials required, a procedure for the lesson, a guided practice, an independent practice, closure and evaluation. Teacher-guided learning. Focus on what is being taught.

Students will examine Reconstruction from a legislative point of view and a social point of view using guiding questions and activities to examine the Reconstruction Constitutions of 1865, 1868, and 1895.Through their exploration of the Reconstruction Constitutions students will be able to...more

Grade:
8
Subject:
Social Studies
Topic:
Reconstruction, Industrialization, Progressivism
Subtopic:
The Challenge of Freedom
Lesson type: 
Project Based Lesson

Engaging complex question, problem or challenge. Student-centered investigating and responding, acquiring a deeper knowledge through active exploration and addressing real world issues over an extended period of time. Teacher's role is one of coach, facilitator, guide, advisor, or mentor.

Students will be able to identify parts of the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments, and how each impacted the people of the United States during Reconstruction.more

Grade:
5
Subject:
Social Studies
Topic:
Reconstruction (5)
Subtopic:
Political, Economic, and Social Effects
Lesson type: 
Traditional Lesson

Have an objective, time & materials required, a procedure for the lesson, a guided practice, an independent practice, closure and evaluation. Teacher-guided learning. Focus on what is being taught.

Students will learn different strategies that will help them to analyze the overall meaning of a political cartoon. The cartoons are focused on the Reconstruction Era. Once the students become "experts", they will design their own political cartoon that a peer will analyze. more

Grade:
5
Subject:
Social Studies, English Language Arts
Topic:
Reading - Literary Text, Reconstruction (5)
Subtopic:
Meaning and Context-Determine meaning, develop logical interpretations
Lesson type: 
Project Based Lesson

Engaging complex question, problem or challenge. Student-centered investigating and responding, acquiring a deeper knowledge through active exploration and addressing real world issues over an extended period of time. Teacher's role is one of coach, facilitator, guide, advisor, or mentor.

Objectives

  • Discover the history behind women’s suffrage
  • Develop vocabulary related to civics and citizenship
  • Make personal connections to suffrage history

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Grade:
8
Subject:
Social Studies
Topic:
Reconstruction, Industrialization, Progressivism
Subtopic:
The Progressive Movement
Lesson type: 
Project Based Lesson

Engaging complex question, problem or challenge. Student-centered investigating and responding, acquiring a deeper knowledge through active exploration and addressing real world issues over an extended period of time. Teacher's role is one of coach, facilitator, guide, advisor, or mentor.

This lesson introduces students to historic primary and secondary source documents and
geospatial technology to explore nineteenth-century slavery and trade between the Caribbean
and United States. Students trace the journey of a pineapple from Cuba to South
Carolina, exposing...more

Grade:
8
Subject:
Social Studies
Topic:
Reconstruction, Industrialization, Progressivism
Subtopic:
The Gilded Age
Lesson type: 
Project Based Lesson

Engaging complex question, problem or challenge. Student-centered investigating and responding, acquiring a deeper knowledge through active exploration and addressing real world issues over an extended period of time. Teacher's role is one of coach, facilitator, guide, advisor, or mentor.

Chapter Four begins with a look at slavery and continues through the Civil war.
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Grade:
3
Subject:
Social Studies
Topic:
Antebellum Period, Civil War, and Reconstruction
Subtopic:
Civil War Chronology, Expansion of Slavery
Lesson type: 
Traditional Lesson

Have an objective, time & materials required, a procedure for the lesson, a guided practice, an independent practice, closure and evaluation. Teacher-guided learning. Focus on what is being taught.

Chapter Six is the South Carolina Contest with all historical periods included.
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Grade:
3
Subject:
Social Studies
Topic:
Antebellum Period, Civil War, and Reconstruction, Early South Carolinians, Major Developments in SC in the late 19th and 20th Centuries, Places and Regions in South Carolina, South Carolina's Role in the American Revolution
Subtopic:
Interaction Between People and the Physical Landscape, River Systems and Climate Regions
Lesson type: 
Traditional Lesson

Have an objective, time & materials required, a procedure for the lesson, a guided practice, an independent practice, closure and evaluation. Teacher-guided learning. Focus on what is being taught.