Emancipation Proclamation, 1863 Teacher Resources
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So You Want To Be President?
Young scholars explore Abraham Lincoln's leadership during the Civil War. In this U.S. history and literacy lesson, students read a portion of Lincoln: A Photobiography and write an editorial concerning the Emancipation Proclamation.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
The Civil War—Why Hoosier Soldiers Fought
Eighth graders determine why Hoosier soldiers were willing to fight in the American Civil War. In this Civil War lesson, 8th graders listen to a lecture about the involvement of Indiana soldiers in the war and then conduct research about the war effort.
8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
“Will I or Won’t I?” Colonel Robert Gould Shaw, 54th Massachusetts Regiment
Students discover the story of the 54th Massachusetts Regiment. In this American Civil War lesson, students study the life of Robert Gould Shaw and the regiment he led. Students research primary and secondary sources to learn about the campaign and write reflective essays.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 18 Downloads
The Harlem Renaissance: Black American Traditions
Learners examine the time period of the Harlem Renaissance. As a class, they are introduced to five artists and discuss their art and techniques. Using the internet, they also research the philosophers of the time period and how situations were different after the movement.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 61 Downloads
Overcoming Violations of Civil Rights
Students investigate slavery by researching the Underground Railroad and Emancipation Proclamation. In this Civil Rights lesson, students view a PowerPoint slide-show of images from the Civil War and Civil Rights era. Students create a time capsule demonstrating the current state of civil rights in the United States of America.
K - 4th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 20 Downloads
Civil War & Reconstruction
What steps would you have taken to build a united nation at the conclusion of the Civil War? The reading and worksheets of this resource offer a general overview of the war and its primary participants, as well as of the major implications of the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 50 Views 57 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review From Slavery to Sharecropping
Your young historians will learn about the history of sharecropping and tenant farming that developed after the Civil War in the United States, and then compare those systems with the institution of slavery after participating in a role-playing activity.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 8 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Abraham Lincoln: His Life, Speeches, and Writings
Learners examine the principles that shaped the beliefs of Abraham Lincoln and respond to a variety of essay questions. They gather information through Internet research and reading selected texts. They role-play as reporters and abolitionists.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 14 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
Defenders of Justice
Learners research abolitionists, civil rights advocates, and their allies to learn about racism and justice. In this racism and justice lesson, students define justice and sing a song about activism. Learners review the biographies assigned to their group and complete a handout for the story.
4th - 6th Language Arts 6 Views 17 Downloads
Abraham Lincoln (President's Day)
Students investigate Abraham Lincoln. In this U.S. history presidents instructional activity, students view a PowerPoint presentation including pictures and information about Abraham Lincoln, the Gettysburg Address, and the Emancipation Proclamation.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 3 Views 51 Downloads
"Though most Americans believe slavery was abolished with the Emancipation Proclamation more than a century ago, the horrors of human beings held in bondage flourishes today." Twenty-seven million people are enslaved today worldwide, which is more than any time in history.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Underground Railroad: Three Perspectives
Students use the map of The Underground Railroad on the slaveryinamerica.org web site and assume the role(s) of three different participants in the Underground Railroad: a runaway slave, a slave catcher, and an Underground Railroad station conductor.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 43 Views 131 Downloads
8th Grade U.S. History Task Study Packet
Even a cumulative review can include main ideas, key events, supporting details, and critical thinking. An excellent 8th grade history review is yours for the taking. It includes topics that range from the thirteen colonies to post Civil War reformation.
8th Social Studies & History 144 Views 388 Downloads
Will You Pick My Cotton?
Use this cross-curricular history lesson plan to work on your students' informational writing skills. After listening to songs and stories related to Sultana, they engage in a several activities to boost their understanding of slavery and agricultural practice prior to and after the Civil War.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 27 Views 58 Downloads