Lesson Plans

Available are descriptions of lesson plans created by schools, educators, museums, state and federal parks, and other educational organizations.

The students will: Be introduced to the life of Bishop Daniel Alexander Payne. Be introduced to stain glass painting, its history, and purpose. Create a "stain glass" painting on canvas using the media of acrylic paint.

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 will learn: 1) both inside and outside structures of a bivalve; and 2) how these structures help each animal live in a different habitat.

Students will learn: 1) to look carefully at shells and observe differences between species; 2) the names of common shells; 3) to sort through shells or pictures of shells to determine similarities and differences; 4) to g

In this activity students will analyze a two-page poster that the Government used to recruit recently freed slaves to fight for the Union Army during the Civil War.

A lesson plan using an article from the Sandlapper Magazine about Jason Knight, South Carolina's Master Bladesmith.


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

Students will define affirmative action.  Students will analyze the pros and cons of affirmative action.

Students will construct a planned community, and construct a map of the planned community.

Students will be able to identify the pros and cons of affirmative action/equal opportunity employment.