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A Christmas Carol Presentation
by Candace Walton - Last Updated May 3, 2017
Project based assessment connecting a Victorian period topic to Dickens's A Christmas Carol (c1843).
Tags: bah humbug, charles dickens, christmas, scrooge, tiny tim, victorian era
Ancient Egypt Brochure Project - Penninger/Stills/Randall
by Candace Walton - Last Updated May 3, 2017
Research assignment concluding with the creation of a travel brochure for Ancient Egypt.
Animals Research Project - Ms. Steed
by Candace Walton - Last Updated May 14, 2014
With our unit on animals, we are going to research different animals.This will be a competition between the vertebrate group and the invertebrate group. The group with the most cards and points on the web at the end will be the winning group.
Build-A-Monster Project - Mrs. Jackson
by Candace Walton - Last Updated May 3, 2017
Review assignment of major math concepts.
Tags: algebra, fun, geometry, math, review, shapes
Career Unit Research Project - Ms. LaGro, Ms. Ritchie
by Candace Walton - Last Updated Sep 14, 2016
The theme of this unit is approaching adulthood. What do I want to do when I grow up, and how can I make it a reality?
Chinese Farming and Agriculture
by Candace Walton - Last Updated May 3, 2017
Christopher Columbus Assignment - Bradley/McDougal
by Candace Walton - Last Updated May 3, 2017
Here are resources from our library that you may find useful for Ms. Bradley's and Ms. McDougal's assignment on point of view.
Tags: christopher columbus, columbus day, discovery of the new world, european exploration, point of view, political activism, political correctness
Chromebook Handbook (Personalized Learning Initiative) 2017-2018
by Candace Walton - Last Updated Jun 1, 2017
A handbook to assist students and parents in our rollout of 1:1 Chromebook implementation. Portions were adapted, with permission, from Mauldin High School.
Credibility of Website
by Candace Walton - Last Updated Nov 16, 2016
Tips and tricks to decide if a webpage/website is appropriate for scholarly research.
Crime and Punishment Research Essay - Bradley/McDougal
by Candace Walton - Last Updated May 3, 2017
Brief informative research essay for common crime from 16th century compared to today.
Diary of Anne Frank - Bellinger/LaGro
by Candace Walton - Last Updated May 3, 2017
We are beginning a unit about Justice vs. Injustice. Our anchor text for this unit is The Diary of Anne Frank. In order to build background knowledge of the time period in which the events of the play took place we will be looking into Nazi Germany.
Dystopian Society - Mr. Ballinger and Ms. Irvin
by Candace Walton - Last Updated May 3, 2017
A futuristic, imagined universe in which oppressive societal control and the illusion of a perfect society are maintained through corporate, bureaucratic, technological, moral, or totalitarian control.
Electromagnetic Waves in Our Everyday Lives - Giblin, Steed - 8th Grade Science
by Candace Walton - Last Updated May 3, 2017
We use electromagnetic waves in our everyday lives, whether you are aware of it or not. You watch TV and listen to the radio. Most of you have a cell phone or laptop that you use on a daily basis, and you use the school wireless network.
Hatchet
by Candace Walton - Last Updated Mar 29, 2017
Canadian wilderness survival project based on Gary Paulsen's book Hatchet.
HUHS
by Candace Walton - Last Updated Oct 4, 2016
Wisconsin High School with Great LibGuides
Immune System and Diseases - Ms. Hamilton, Ms. Quesenberry, Ms. Skardon
by Candace Walton - Last Updated May 1, 2014
Research project on a disease of the student's choice correlating with unit on the immune system and diseases.
Invent an Alien Project - Mrs. Steed and Mrs. Kern - 8th Grade Science Project
by Candace Walton - Last Updated Apr 22, 2015
Investigate how the various characteristics of a celestial body might affect a creature living there.
Tags: alien, astrobiology, dwarf planets, earth, exobiology, jupiter, mars, mercury, neptune, planets, pluto, saturn, solar system, space biology, universe, uranus, venus
Journey to the Center of the Earth
by Candace Walton - Last Updated May 3, 2017
Makerspace at RCMS
by Candace Walton - Last Updated Jun 5, 2017
The RCMS STEAM focus connects hands-on projects to 21st century skills. Classes and projects give students the opportunity to research, collaborate, design and innovate -working with a team. Our library makerspace underscores those efforts.
Tags: creation station, fablab, hackerspace, idea lab, makerspace, steam, stem, tinkering
Model UN
by Candace Walton - Last Updated Oct 15, 2016
Plagiarism...Quoting...Paraphrasing...Summarizing
by Candace Walton - Last Updated Mar 17, 2016
What is the difference and how to avoid plagiarism.
Quest Scrapbook Project - McDougal/Bradley
by Candace Walton - Last Updated May 3, 2017
Learn about common elements in quest literature. Create a scrapbook, either digitally or in print.
Tags: digital scrapbook, hero's journey, joseph campbell, quest
Ralph Chandler MS Summer Reading 2016
by Candace Walton - Last Updated Oct 4, 2016
Ideas for summer reading...Get in the game, read!
Renaissance & Reformation Research Project _ Irvin/Ritchie/Ballinger
by Candace Walton - Last Updated Apr 2, 2014
Research people of the Ranaissance and Reformation.
Revolutionary War in South Carolina - Mrs. Wilburn's and Mr. Miles's Social Studies Project
by Candace Walton - Last Updated May 3, 2017
Helpful resources for the study of the American Revolution with emphasis on South Carolina history, including the Battles of Camden, Cowpens, King's Mountain, Fort Moultrie, and Eutaw Springs.
Romeo and Juliet - Ms. LaGro, Ms. Bellinger
by Candace Walton - Last Updated May 1, 2014
Romeo and Juliet is a tragic love story about a pair of star-crossed lovers from rival families.
South Carolina and the New Deal
by Candace Walton - Last Updated May 3, 2017
Standard 8-6: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the role of South Carolina in the nation during the early twentieth century. Unit Essential Question: To what extent does government have a role and responsibility to help those in need?
The Lightning Thief -Greek Gods/Goddesses/Creatures - Ballinger/Ritchie/Irvin
by Candace Walton - Last Updated May 3, 2017
Expert Group assignment on a topic associated with the study of The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan.
Tags: goddesses, gods, greek mythology, lightning thief, monsters, percy jackson, rick riordan
The Science of Zombies
by Candace Walton - Last Updated Apr 3, 2014
Accompanying LibGuide for the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Library's Science of Zombies Exhibit.
The Watsons Go to Birmingham - Bradley/McDougal
by Candace Walton - Last Updated May 3, 2017
Mini research project on the Civil Rights Movement using the novel, The Watsons Go to Birmingham, by Christopher Paul Curtis.
THRILL RIDES PROJECT - KERN/GOFF
by Candace Walton - Last Updated May 3, 2017
Data driven research on roller coasters.
Vietnam: Background for Cracker! The Best Dog in Vietnam.
by Candace Walton - Last Updated May 3, 2017
Story of Cracker, a dog in a military canine unit to help soldiers sniff out booby traps in Vietnam and her handler, Rick.
Volcanoes/Earthquakes - Ms. Giblin and Ms. Steed - 8th Grade Science
by Candace Walton - Last Updated May 3, 2017
Define the problems that may be caused by a catastrophic event resulting from plate movements and design possible devices or solutions to minimize the effects of that event on Earth’s surface and/or human structures.
Wonders of the World Project - Ms. Penninger, Ms. Allen
by Candace Walton - Last Updated May 23, 2016
Ancient and Medieval Wonders of the World. Research project and poster.
Zombies -- Legend and Lore
by Candace Walton - Last Updated Mar 14, 2014
you have to wonder whether our 21st-century fascination with these hungry hordes has something to do with a general anxiety, particularly in the West, about the planet’s dwindling resources: a sense that there are too many people out there, with too man

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