Virtual Field Trips — Spies of the American Revolution

 

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For Grades 3, 4, and 8

Living History Farm

It’s 1780, and the British have invaded South Carolina. The patriot militias are fighting back, but they need your help! Support the cause of liberty by serving as a spy for the leaders of the American resistance and learn the techniques you’ll need to relay vital information including using a cipher wheel and letter mask.

 

South Carolina Social Studies Standard (3-3.2)
Compare the perspectives of South Carolinians during the American Revolution, including Patriots, Loyalists, women, enslaved and free Africans, and Native Americans.

South Carolina Social Studies Standard (3-3.3)
Summarize the course of the American Revolution in South Carolina, including the role of William Jasper and Fort Moultrie; the occupation of Charles Town by the British; the partisan warfare of Thomas Sumter, Andrew Pickens, and Francis Marion; and the battles of Cowpens, Kings Mountain, and Eutaw Springs.

South Carolina Social Studies Standard (8-2.4)
Compare the perspectives of different groups of South Carolinians during the American Revolution, including Patriots, Tories/Loyalists, women, enslaved and free Africans, and Native Americans.

South Carolina Social Studies Standard (8-2.5)
Summarize the role South Carolinians played in the course of the American Revolution, including the use of partisan warfare and the battles of Charleston, Camden, Cowpens, Kings Mountain, and Eutaw Springs.

National US History Social Studies Standards (NSS-USH.5-12.3 ERA 3)
Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820s)


Teacher Materials

 



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