Have students identify the Scots-Irish and explain their role in the Carolina Backcountry during the American Revolution.
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.
To have students define what kind of habitat an animal would have needed to survive in the upper Piedmont of the Carolinas prior to the Battle of Cowpens. Students will describe elements that contributed to the animal’s extinction from the area.
Students analyze problems and perform basic addition and subtraction as well as figure percentages.
Students describe characteristics of a National Park, discuss some of the problems and critical issues facing National Parks, and analyze acquired information to write a persuasive proposal for setting aside an area as a National Park.
Students will be able to create a talk show or newscast interview with Daniel Morgan and Banastre Tarleton.
Students will be able to analyze the literacy genre of narrative poetry.
Students will be able to create a pictorial rendition of the battle.
Summarize the Battle of Cowpens.
Students will be able to understand the distances of 300 yards and 50 yards.