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48 resources with the keyterm south

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What This Cruel War Was Over: Slavery and the Civil War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Can't travel to Richmond for your Civil War unit? This plan creates an authentic experience, using primary sources and the essential question: Over What Was the Civil War Fought? Historians examine the Appomattox Marker, the site of Gen....
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Chapter 3 Test: Civil War

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Although specific to a certain book, this test and review relating to the Civil War could used in any classroom. The questions asked are appropriate for students learning about this era in U.S. History. Questions could be altered, or...
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Factory vs. Plantation in the North and South

For Teachers 6th - 8th
North is to factory as South is to plantation—the perfect analogy for the economy that set up the Civil War! The first lesson in a series of five helps teach beginners why the economy creates a driving force for conflict. Analysis of...
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Orienteering Scavenger Hunt Lesson Plan: Middle School

For Teachers 6th - 9th
First, teach your class how to read a compass, and then do the scavenger hunt. This is rather a nice little activity to do. It can be done as part of a unit on orienteering or just for the fun of it as a stand-alone lesson.  The fun...
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Maps and Cardinal Directions

For Students 2nd - 5th
In this map symbols and directions worksheet, students match 5 map symbols to their actual titles. Students follow 5 directives with symbols to complete a map.
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Directions of Movement

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this recognizing directions of movement activity, students use a map of routes for two buses with pictures of buildings and places, fill in the blanks with the direction the buses are traveling, and identify which bus is traveling....
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Civil War

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students are be able to analyze primary sources (Civil War images) for examples of how soldiers are portrayed historically. They discuss what a hero is and why some individuals are heroes to certain groups while others are not.
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Label the Southern States

For Students 4th - 7th
During your study of the United States, challenge your class to label the seventeen Southern states. Can they do it without the key? The answer sheet is included.
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Time of Slavery

For Teachers 5th
Young historians learn about abolitionists, The Civil War, Frederick Douglas, and so many more details about slavery in this highly engaging presentation. Teachers could use this as a whole class review and discussion tool.
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What Were the Political & Social Views of People During the Civil War

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders study the Civil War. For this US history lesson, 8th graders discuss the causes for fighting for the North and the South showing that there was no good side or evil side just people believing in what they were fighting...
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The Great Migration: Pushed By The South, Pulled By The North

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students identify key features of the Great Migration. They explain the concepts of push and pull factors for migration. They create an art project which shows an understanding of the push and pull factors.
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Free Blacks in the North and in the South

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders research the different lives of free blacks in the South and the North. In this Post Civil War lesson, 11th graders analyze primary sources that illustrate their lives. Students create posters that compare and contrast...
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The Four Directions

For Students K - 2nd
In this map of 4 objects worksheet, students study a map with 4 objects drawn on it. Students write the direction of where the barn, pigs pen, bail of hay and pond are located on the lines provided. Students write north, south, east or...
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Maps

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders use cardinal directions to locate areas on a map. They also use a map key to interpret symbols and read a map. Students study that map keys vary from map to map and create a map of the classroom.
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Slavery in the Antebellum South

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars discuss Stephen Foster's depiction of slavery. Using the internet, they discover what the life of a slave was really like in the antebellum South. As a class, they discuss contemporary arguments for and against slavery.
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THE GREAT DISMAL SWAMP

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students analyze how slavery shaped social and economic life in the South after 1800, the different economic, cultural, and social characteristics of slavery after 1800, and slavery both prior and after the Civil War.
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The New Promised Land

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students complete internet research about the city of Atlanta in order to help students explain how slavery influenced economic and social elements of southern society, as well as immigration/migration of African Americans back to the...
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Pirate Treasure Hunt

For Teachers 1st
First graders name the directions North, South, East, and West on a map. They work collaboratively in small groups and create a treasure map using directions as clues.
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After Reconstruction: Problems of African Americans in the South

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students describe issues or problems facing African Americans following Reconstruction. They explain possible solutions to these problems suggested in the sources found and cite arguments for and against those solutions. Analyze primary...
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Four Main Directions

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students describe directions using a globe for north, east, south and west. In this mapping lesson students identify the north and south pole. Students understand the importance of the equator and the Prime Meridian. Students explain how...
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VS.7a

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore, analyze and identify the events and differences between northern and southern states that divided Virginians and led to secession, war and the creation on West Virginia. They discuss the conflicts that developed...
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The Economic Differences Between the North and the South Prior to the Civil War

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders identify and explain the economic differences between the North and the South incorporating photographs and a Venn Diagram to interpret the two sides. They complete a KWL and T-chart to assist them with their task for the...
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That's NorthEastWestSouth to Me!

For Teachers K
Students demonstrate north, south, east and west. In groups, students participate in games to decide what directions a specific bear must travel. They play a "Simon Says" game to develop single step directions. Students listen to and...
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Returning to the South

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students write feelings about the concept of Home. They discuss reasons for leaving home. They read "Return South Migration" and in groups interview each other about the narrative. They complete a worksheet and write an editorial for the...