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Third Grade Social Studies

South Carolina History

First Quarter

Unit One Welcome to the Palmetto State

Unit Two South Carolina Long Ago

Chapter 3

Second Quarter

Unit Two South Carolina Long Ago

Chapter 4

Unit Three From Colony to State

Third Quarter

Unit Four South Carolina and the Civil War

Unit Five Challenges and Changes

Chapter 9

Fourth Quarter

Unit Five Challenges and Changes

Chapter 10

Unit Six South Carolina Today

Third Grade Social Studies

Pacing Guide and Standards

(based on 45-minute periods)

Resources

Unit 1: Places and Regions 10-15 periods

Students will explore South Carolina’s varied geography and the diversity of its people.

Unit Essential Question: How have people affected places and regions in

South Carolina?

How do places and regions affect how people live?

Unit 2: Exploration and Settlement of South Carolina 20-25 periods

Students will study the early history, the exploration, and settlement of South Carolina.

Unit Essential Question: How did explorers and settlers from different

countries influence the development of South

Carolina and the United States?

Unit 3: Creating a New Nation 20-25 periods

A study of South Carolina’s role in the American Revolution will show South Carolina’s role in the new nation.

Unit Essential Question: Why was the American Revolution important to

South Carolina’s development as part of the new

American nation?

Unit 4: The Civil War: Before, During, and After 25-30 periods

Unit Essential Question: How did the Civil War change South Carolina and

the United States?

Unit 5: From the late 1800’s to the Present 20-25 periods

Unit Essential Question: What were the major developments in South Carolina from the late nineteenth century to the present?

Unit 6: South Carolina Today 10-15 periods

Unit Essential Question: What have been the important events, changes, and characteristics that make our local community what it is today?