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  • Cowpens National Battlefield

    Monuments at the Battlefield

    A dogwood tree blooms in front of the US Monument at the Cowpens National Battlefield Visitor Center

    GOAL:  To have students recognize how people and events are represented by monuments. 

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Third Grade-Seventh Grade
    Subjects:
    Language Arts, Mathematics, Social Studies, Visual Arts
  • Cowpens National Battlefield

    Material Culture: The Powder Horn

    GOAL: To introduce to students material culture related to the Battle of Cowpens.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Third Grade-Eighth Grade
    Subjects:
    Language Arts, Revolutionary War, Science and Technology, Social Studies, Visual Arts
  • Cowpens National Battlefield

    Citizenship Then and Now

    GOAL:To introduce to students the connection of citizenship to ideals of the American Revolution and to demonstrate the importance of civic responsibility and participatory choicesin American constitutional government.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Subjects:
    Language Arts, Revolutionary War, Science and Technology, Social Studies
  • Cowpens National Battlefield

    Grass: the Essence of Cowpens

    When we think of prairies, we often think of the Midwest the short-grass or tall-grass prairies, and the association of soil, grass and wildlife. The Southeast, on the other hand, has often been pictured as a great forest. Just as there were great expanses of forest in the Southeast, there were areas of interspersed grassland, forming a mosaic of forest, field and water.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Third Grade-Eighth Grade
    Subjects:
    Agriculture, Biology: Plants, Botany, History, Language Arts, Revolutionary War
  • Cowpens National Battlefield

    Colonial Games

    Students can enjoy the following activities to learn about the past and get active!

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Second Grade-Fifth Grade
    Subjects:
    Physical Education, Social Studies
  • Cowpens National Battlefield

    The Changing Forest: A Path Through Time

    Students explore the story of a forest, tracking and describing changes over time for an imaginary forest.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Fourth Grade
    Subjects:
    Biology: Plants, Botany
  • Cowpens National Battlefield

    Early American Activities

    GOAL:To give students the opportunity to relate how early settlers used the knowledge of their ancestors to make some of the necessities needed for survival in the early South Carolina frontier.
    Early American Activities.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Third Grade-Seventh Grade
    Subjects:
    Mathematics, Science and Technology, Social Studies
  • Cowpens National Battlefield

    Gift Shop Word Problems

    Students work in pairs to work out word problems.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Third Grade
    Subjects:
    History, Mathematics, Revolutionary War
  • Cowpens National Battlefield

    Battle of Cowpens Illustrated

    Students will be able to create a pictorial rendition of the battle.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Eighth Grade
    Subjects:
    Language Arts, Revolutionary War
  • Cowpens National Battlefield

    Finding Area and Perimeter in the Park

    GOAL: To use the battlefield as a vehicle for the study of math.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Third Grade-Seventh Grade
    Subjects:
    Mathematics
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