A Natural State - Teacher Resources

A Natural State explores how people express a love for nature by shaping, twisting, carving, and weaving materials collected from the landscape. Some of the arts and crafts featured in A Natural State reveal the cultural heritage of South Carolina, while others employ concepts from the world of modern art. 

South Carolina Standards

  • English Language Arts (Grades 5-8)
  • Science (Grades 5-8)
  • Social Studies (Grades K-12)
  • Visual Arts (Grades 5-8)

National Standards 

  • Geography (Grades K-12)
  • English Language Arts (Grades K-12)
  • Technology (Grades K-12)
  • Visual Arts (Grades 5-8)

Lesson Plans and Classroom Activities

  • A Natural State: Lesson and Activity Suggestions
  • A Natural State: Suggested Topics For Discussion
  •  Geography and Culture in South Carolina
  • Creating a Natural Resource Haiku
  • "Where Am I?" Scavenger Hunt Mapping Activity Guide
  • Getting To Know South Carolina: Far Away and Close-up
  • Artists in South Carolina
  • Journal Template

Resources for Oral History Interviews