The exhibit is written for Grades 4 and up but the information correlates to Grades K-8.
This exhibit is written for elementary grade levels, but the information and activities correlate to early childhood standards.
Use these recording sheets to guide students through the process of observing and analyzing primary sources. For more information on how to assist students with this skill, contact Education and Volunteer Coordinator Bailey Knight at firstname.lastname@example.org or 843-723-3225, ext. 117.
The National Geographic website is full of mapping tools, including an online tool to create maps specifically designed to your lessons. The site also has a downloadable and printable tabletop map that students can work with. This is great for any kind of activity or lesson about South Carolina history and geography!
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.
The University of South Carolina Libraries created this site for K-12 teachers. Lessons and DBQs are organized by grade level and each one includes digitized primary sources and ways to incorporate them.
There are no scholarship opportunities at this time.