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Bertie Herbert Bowman

Students will read Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I have a Dream” speech. They will also hear about Bertie Herbert Bowman’s American dream. 

Bertie Herbert Bowman

This activity enlightens eighth graders on the life of Bertie Herbert Bowman. They will have a better understanding of the term “the American Dream,” and they will see how Bowman achieved his American dream.

Bertie Herbert Bowman

This activity enlightens eighth graders on the life of Bertie Herbert Bowman. They will have a better understanding of the term “Exodusters,” and they will see how exodusters affected Bowman’s life.

Between the Waters – Analyzing Historical Photographs Activity

There are hundreds of historical photographs pertaining to Hobcaw Barony and the Baruch family, most of which are archived at the Georgetown County Digital Library (http://www.gcdigital.org/). Many of these photographs can also be found throughout the Between the Waters website. They provide a rich visual record of life at Hobcaw during the first half of the 20th century, and an opportunity for students to increase their literacy skills. Photographs contain a great deal of information but they can also contain misinformation. In this lesson students learn how to analyze or “read” a photograph, an important aspect of visual literacy.

Bishop Daniel Alexander Payne

 Students will conduct research through the use of the internet or by means of an interview of a relative, neighbor, or community member that was in elementary school during the 1960’s. The student will gather information to create a school schedule from the 1880’s, 1930’s, 1950’s 1960’s to compare and contrast the timeline of school schedules.  

Bishop Daniel Alexander Payne

The students will be able to explain the contributions of individuals from South Carolina and how they influenced the history of United States.

Bishop Daniel Alexander Payne

The student will (TSW) compare and contrast teacher characteristics on a Venn diagram.  

Bishop Daniel Alexander Payne

Compare the economic conditions for various classes of people in SC, including elite, middle class, lower class, and independent farmers, enslaved and free African Americans.

Bishop Daniel Alexander Payne

Students will be able to: 1. describe important events in the life of Bishop Daniel Alexander Payne; 2. identify three key aspects of the educational opportunities available to African Americans living in the south in the 1800s; and 3. create a reflective journal entry in which they identify at least two contributions made by Bishop Alexander Payne.

Bishop Daniel Alexander Payne

The students will: Be introduced to the life of Bishop Daniel Alexander Payne. Be introduced to stain glass painting, its history and purposes. Create a “stain glass” painting on canvas using the media of acrylic paint.  Theme of the painting will relate to events of SC during the time Bishop Payne lived (approximately 1811 to 1893, focusing in on the events of the Civil War and reconstruction using the SC History curriculum and standards. 

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