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Assignment 1: Mapping South Carolina

Outcomes
After completing this assignment, students will be able to:
label all major landforms (rivers, mountains, regions) that exist in South Carolina
identify the three Native American tribes (Catawba, Cherokee, and Yemassee) that occupied South
Carolina before European Settlers arrived
Overview
In this assignment, you will examine the geographical features of South Carolina that are going to play a key
role in the history of South Carolina. You will create your own map of South Carolina that will be labeled with
major cities, rivers, mountains, regions, central locations of Native Americans, etc.
Instructions
1. After completing the assigned reading, Chapter 1 in your textbook, open the following Word document.


2. Using the drawing tools in Word, draw the following items on the map. Make sure
that you correctly label each item.
Label and diagram the SIX landform regions on your map.
Shade in each region using a different color
Label the fall line using a broken line - - -
Label the following:
o Savannah River
o Edisto River
o Santee River
o Charleston
o Columbia * (Place a star next to our capital)
o Cooper River
o Ashley River
o Georgetown
o Big Pee Dee River
o Waccamaw River
o Little Pee Dee River
Place a textbox labeling the region that the Catawbas, Cherokees, and Yemassees were most
prevalent.
Submitting
To submit your assignment to your instructor, save your MS Word file as a DOC/DOCX file and name in the
following manner:
Mapping South Carolina_lastnamefirstinitial (i.e., Mapping South Carolina_bellflowersk.doc)

Mapping South
Carolina.docx
Submit your finished work to the assignment 1 link in the Submissions area of Edmodo before 11:59 p.m. U.S.
EST/EDT on the last day of this module.
Grading
Grades on this assignment will be based on the following rubric. Read it carefully to get a sense of the
instructors specific expectations.
Criteria Fair Good Excellent
Landform
Regions
0-2 landform regions
are correctly labeled
and shaded
3-5 landform regions are
correctly labeled and
shaded
All six landform regions
are correctly labeled and
shaded

Labeling Major
Cities/Rivers
0-4 required
components are
correctly drawn and
labeled.

5-10 required components
are correctly drawn and
labeled.
All 11 required
components are
correctly drawn and
labeled.

Native
American
Regions
Only 1 of the areas
that the tribes were
dominate are
correctly labeled.

Only 2 of the areas that
the tribes were dominate
are correctly labeled.
The areas that the
Catawba, Cherokee, and
Yemassee tribes were
dominate are correctly
labeled.