This lesson plan includes an activity to help students learn about the cotton mills built in the south after Reconstruction. Students will look at pictures of factories, make inferences and learn about the cotton mills. After learning, students demonstrate their knowledge by creating an advertisement to encourage people to move to the mill towns and work in the factories.
lesson plan ideas
template for student work
Read Aloud from an actual flyer from a mill village in SC
This lesson is aligned to SC state standards.
FUN ACTIVITY to keep students Busy
SOUTH CAROLINA SYMBOLS Coloring Book