South Carolina Standards & Learning
SC.8. South Carolina: One of the United States
8-6: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the role of South Carolina in the nation in the early twentieth century.
South Carolina's response to national crises during the first half of the twentieth century brought it back into full participation in the national experience. To understand the state's changed status, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set forth in the following indicators:
8-6.2. Explain the causes and effects of changes in South Carolina and the nation as a whole in the 1920s, including Prohibition, the destruction caused by the boll weevil, the rise of mass media, improvements in daily life, increases in tourism and recreation, the revival of the Ku Klux Klan, and the contributions of South Carolinians to the Harlem Renaissance and the Southern Literary Renaissance.
SC.8-SSLS. Social Studies Literacy Skills for the Twenty-First Century
8-SSLS.1. Literacy Skills for Social Studies
8-SSLS.1.6. Identify and explain the relationships among multiple causes and multiple effects.
SC.CC.RH.6-8. Reading Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies
Craft and Structure
RH.6-8.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
RH.6-8.5. Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
RH.6-8.10. By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.