Last updated: September 14, 2016
- Grade Level:
- Eighth Grade
- History, Revolutionary War, Social Studies
- 2 class periods
- Group Size:
- Up to 24
- National/State Standards:
- South Carolina Social Studies: 8-2.5: Summarize the role of South Carolinians in the course of the American
Revolution, including the use of Partisan Warfare and the Battle of Cowpens, Charleston, Camden, and Kings Mountain.
OverviewSummarize the Battle of Cowpens
Summarize the Battle of Cowpens
Photo of Daniel Morgan’s Statue
Ed Bearss tour of the battlefield: https://www.nps.gov/cowp/learn/historyculture/ed-bearss-battlefield-tour.htm
Pre-Video Procedure (activities/discussion/lesson)
Show students a photo of Daniel Morgan’s statue in Downtown Spartanburg. Ask them who it is and why its there.
Place students in groups, and assign each group a video segment to watch. Each group will create 3 questions for their segment.
Post-Video Procedure (activities/discussion/lesson)
Have each group present their questions to the class while showing their assigned segment. Classmates will copy and answer each group’s questions as they watch presentation.