Civil War Review Packet

New Review

How much have your history students learned about the Civil War? Use a straightforward review instructional activity to go over the key figures and events from the 19th century, including Abraham Lincoln, Fort Sumter, and the Emancipation Proclamation.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Hand out to learners at the end of a Civil War unit to use as a study guide for an upcoming assessment
  • Use as a warm-up or exit ticket in history class
  • Project onto the board and have the class work together to complete the assignment with dry erase markers
Classroom Considerations

  • Addresses details of the Civil War, but does not delve any deeper 
  • First activity is three pages long
Pros

  • Two separate activities make it easy to differentiate by skill level
  • Fill-in-the-blank worksheet fills in a complete narrative of the Civil War
Cons

  • None
Common Core