Emancipation Proclamation, 1863 Teacher Resources
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Attitudes Toward Emancipation
Students read the Emancipation Proclamation and investigate steps that led to its signing. They read and discuss period news articles from both sides of the argument and create portfolios of documentation supporting both sides.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 19 Downloads
Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation: Race Relations in the South
A good outline to a larger project, these slides pose questions about Abraham Lincoln's views, motives, and politics surrounding the Emancipation Proclamation. The discussion questions and key points are helpful in the context of a thorough lecture, though they depend on a list of resources (detailed in slide 3).
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Exploring the Eras of the Emancipation Proclamation and the Civil Rights Movement
Eighth graders utilize many sources (books, computer, magazines, etc...) to research the eras of the Emancipation Proclamation and Civil Rights Movement and create a T-Chart comparison.
8th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
New Review Are We the People?
Taking on the roles of a fiery Boston patriot, a Philadelphia merchant's wife, and a prominent abolitionist, your young historians will consider the reactions of these early Americans to the creation of the Declaration of Independence, Constitution, and Emancipation Proclamation respectively.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Attitudes Toward Emancipation
Students evaluate the provisions of the Emancipation Proclamation. They trace the stages that led to Lincoln's formulation of this policy. Explore the range of contemporary public opinion on the issue of emancipation.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
Looking for Lincoln's Views on Slavery
Students reflect on Abraham Lincoln's views of slavery. In this United States History lesson, students analyze how things have changed in the United States over the course of their lifetime, then use this information as a comparison to how Lincoln's views on slavery changed over the course of his presidency.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 89 Downloads
The End of Slavery in the United States DBQ
Fifth graders reflect on what slavery might have been like. In this U. S. history lesson, 5th graders, participate in a class discussion about slavery, then create a timeline of what a slave's life might have looked like.
5th Social Studies & History 15 Views 31 Downloads
Breaking the Chains, Rising Out of Circumstances
Discuss the history of slavery by analyzing historic photography depicting slavery. Learners write fictional stories based on these photographs. This is a creative and motivating way to launch a discussion of these topics.
3rd - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 23 Downloads
Contributions of Famous Americans; Abraham Lincoln
Learners investigate U.S. history by researching Abraham Lincoln's achievements. For this Presidential biography lesson, students practice writing letters and stories explaining the accomplishments of President Lincoln during his tenure. Learners collaborate in groups to present information about the Emancipation Proclamation and Slavery.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 47 Downloads
A House Divided: Slavery and the Civil War
Eighth graders explore the concept of slavery during the Civil War. In this meican history instructional activity, 8th graders discuss the many efforts by Abraham Lincoln to preserve the Union discussing how the Emancipation Proclamation helped shift the Northern war aims.
8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
About Abraham Lincoln
Fifth graders complete a unit of lessons on the life of Abraham Lincoln. They read and analyze a poem, create a timeline, write an essay, research The Gettysburg Address and The Emancipation Proclamation, explore websites, and interview their parents.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
1862 MARYLAND CAMPAIGN, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR
Students explain why General Robert E. Lee decided to invade Maryland in September 1862; review the major events of the Maryland Campaign of 1862; describe the major events of the three phases of the Battle of Antietam; and assess the impact of the Battle
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
The American Dilemma
Students discover and explain the background as well as the process of the ratification of the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Amendments to the Constitution. they create a newspaper to discuss the issues related to the Amendments.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Frederick Douglas and Abraham Lincoln
Students discuss the significance of the announcement of the Emancipation Proclamation and the assassination of Lincoln. They analyze how historians use evidence and develop differing interpretations. Students examine historical bias and point of view to comprehend that although the past tends to be viewed in terms of present values.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 16 Downloads
The Civil War, Part 2
Did Lincoln free the slaves with the Emancipation Proclamation? What were motivations behind issuing the document? How does the Civil War and the way we remember it still shape the world today? Delve into these questions with a video covering several topics regarding the Civil War in the United States, from the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment and the emancipation of slaves in Confederate states, to large-scale fatalities as a result of improved technology, and the documentation of the war through photography.
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
What is the most important document of the Civil War? Many would consider it to be the Emancipation Proclamation, written into action by Abraham Lincoln. Look into Lincoln's creation of this document, the role the developing train tracks played, and the Battle of Gettysburg.
3 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
The U.S. Civil War in Ten Minutes
Did you know the Emancipation Proclamation didn't free all of the slaves? What other facts are you cloudy on regarding the Civil War? Watch this teacher's quick, ten-minute account on the Civil War. While no visual aids, graphs, or maps are shown, he gives a comprehensive summary of the war.
10 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads