Mr. M.D. Rich

Phone: 803 641-2770


Degrees and Certifications:

B.S. from Syracuse University M.A.O.M. from Phoenix University Certified in Middle and Secondary Social Studies Gifted and Talented accreditation

Mr. M.D. Rich

Hello, I'm entering my 13th year of teaching middle school social studies. I am proud to be helping our Rams learn about South Carolina/U.S. History. I am a married father of three grown children, enjoy spending time reading, motorcycle riding and playing guitar. I look forward to an historic year of learning with our 8th grade students.

South Carolina History

We will focus on the history of South Carolina and the role of our state and its people in the development of the United States as a nation. We will learn about our state’s development during the colonial era, the growth of the American ideal which led to the American Revolution, the rising controversy over slavery, and the Civil War.  We will continue our study of South Carolina from Reconstruction to present time, with a focus on the struggle for social justice and economic diversity.  Instruction will include many social studies literacy skills for the twenty-first century learners, including vocabulary and writing assignments.


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