Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson Teacher Resources
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Class Assignment Questions: Chapter 17 The Civil War
Having questions to focus on during a class lecture can help learners know what topics to hone in on. Here are 61 short answer questions, intended to accompany a lecture on the Civil War. They can use the packet as a study guide, for note taking, or to guide them during lecture.
8th - 10th Social Studies & History
The Civil War
Now here is a very good presentation on the American Civil War, that you shouldn't pass up. Rich in text and images, the presentation covers all the bases. All of the major battles, key people, policies, and even a section describing the role women and African-Americans played during the war are discussed.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History
Civil War - A Review
This resource was made to review a study guide created by this teacher. He covers a lot of basic information relating to the Civil War, so consider making your own study guide to go along with this resource. He is engaging and appeals to high school learners in particular.
9 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History
BSI: Biographical Scene Investigators
Turn your middle schoolers into Biographical Scene Investigators in an investigative reporting instructional activity! They identify heroic individuals selected from the provided list and keep their own evidence notebooks regarding the actions of their subject.
5th - 8th English Language Arts
Legends of the Confederacy
Pictures of the major players in the American Confederacy make up this presentation - and not much else. No information (beyond names) is given about these men and women, leaving the responsibility to the lecturer. Possibly useful in the context of a larger Civil War unit, these images are unable to sustain the presentation as a whole.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History
In His Footsteps: Former Slave George Gilmore at Montpelier
Students explore the life of former slave George Gilmore. In this US History lesson, students analyze primary source documents and use data from these selections to inform the decision making process. Students demonstrate reasoning skills to explain their response to a controversial situation.
6th - 7th Social Studies & History
Lesson Plan - The Barbara Frietchie Story – Fact or Fiction?
Students differentiate between fact and legend. In this Barbara Freitchie lesson, students read poetry and non-fiction accounts regarding the story of Freitchie. Students analyze the story of the American patriot to determine how much of it is historically accurate.
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Notable West Virginian Research Project
What do Pearl S. Buck, Stonewall Jackson, and Landau Eugene Murphy, Jr. have in common? Why, they are all famous West Virginians, of course. Researchers visit the Famous West Virginians website and select an individual to use as the focus of an extended project.
9th - 11th English Language Arts
Artsgenesis: Civil War Tapestry
Students explore the Civil War and the many emotions that emerged during this era. The teacher arranges students in groups of families and prepares them to simulate typical responses during this era. The Civil War and Gettysburg is re-enacted.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History
Today in History
Students share historical facts during the morning news program. In this past events lesson plan, students look at the current date and find things that happened on that day in history. Students discuss if those events changed or shaped the world as we know it now.
K - 5th English Language Arts