Check out these resources for Social Studies educators and families!
Analyzing Primary Sources
Use these recording sheets to guide students through the process of observing and analyzing primary sources.
Teachers can join the South Carolina Geography Education for free. Members can rent floor maps of South Carolina for use in classrooms. There are also plenty of free downloadable mapping resources as well as budget friendly atlases.
The South Carolina Archaeology Public Outreach Division, Inc. has activities and lesson plans to incorporate archaeology into the classroom.
The SC Department of Education has released the alignment guides for the 2020 Social Studies standards.
Eagle Eye Citizen, a project supported by a grant from the Library of Congress, has interactive challenges for middle and high school students that focus on American history, civics, and government using Library of Congress primary sources.
James and Charlotte Gignilliat Scholarship
Each year the South Carolina Historical Society awards up to three Gignilliat scholarships to students of Huguenot descent. Students are judged on their ability to compile a family tree, academic ability, and leadership qualifications. The Gignilliat Scholarship Fund was established in 1973 by Thomas M. Gignilliat, who stipulated that the recipients must descend from a Huguenot ancestor who settled in North America prior to November 28, 1787. The deadline for this year’s applications is May 24, 2023.
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