An Adventure of the American Mind

Joining Educators and Students with Library of Congress Resources


University of South Carolina Upstate

Dr. Robert Pettis, Director

Ms. Samantha Cofield, Digital Preservationist

 

Conference Presentations

Program Participantsí Work Samples

Library of Congress

American Memory

Other Lesson Plans and Materials

AAM Program Website

 

 

Participant Work Samples

 

Lesson Plans

Field of Dreams, An American Past Time and Math
By Alexis Howlett

Holidays
By Kathie McKenzie

Web Pages with Lesson Plans

South Carolina Mills
By Paul Gilliam

 

Nuclear Chemistry and the Decision to the Atomic Bomb

By Alan Night

 

Celebrating South Carolina Using American Memory

By Sally Sobelewski

 

Itís Just Entertainment?

By Michelle Dover

 

Farewell to Manzanar

By Margaret Jo Caughman

 

WebQuests and On-line Activities

Photo Sleuth

By Tom Taylor

 

Compare and Contrast:  Past and Present
Emily Tallon

 

Garden WebQuest

By Kim Inman

 

The Noble Experiment (Baseball and Jackie Robinson)

 By Maria Lynn

 

Multimedia Presentations

What Do You Know:  An Interactive Musical Instrument Mini Exploration

By Christian Williams

 

Events Leading to the Civil War

By Steve Jobe

 

Jeopardy Games

American Memory

By Bob Pettis

 

The American Revolution

By Michelle Pope

 

Who Am I? Activities

Nancy Gilbert         

 

Betsy Foster

 

Beth Godfrey

 

Movies

A Short History of L.E. Gable Middle School

<http://www.spartanburg6.k12.sc.us/LEGMS/movie.htm>

By Joyce Dillard

Blue Ridge Parkway.  Cherokee Lands.

The Great Depression

Migrant Workers

Native Americans

Can I get a Cup of Coffee?

Mother Earth

Stairway to Perfection

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USC Upstate - An Adventure of the American Mind

School of Education, 800 University Way, Spartanburg, SC  29303

Voice: 803-503-9224   Fax: 803-503-0778  E-mail: bpettis@uscupstate.edu

 

Workshops

 

Primary Sources Workshop

 

Library of Congress Online Resources Workshop

 

File Basics Workshop

 

Primary Sources: Photographs Workshop

 

Primary Sources: Documents

 

Primary Sources: Sound

 

Primary Sources:

Motion Pictures

 

Primary Sources: Maps

 

Multimedia Workshop

 

On-line Activities Workshop

 

Storytelling Workshop

 

Other Resources