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Civil War Test
This instructional activity includes a well-designed test on the Civil War for upper elementary students.
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Creating a Civil War Board Game
Young historians demonstrate creativity and critical thinking skills in a project about the Civil War. Working in partners or groups, they design a board game that reviews information from the war, including causes of the war and...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Reconstruction: A Time of Turbulence
Students utilize knowledge and understandings of the Civil War to look at the reconstructive era that followed. In this reconstructive era lesson, Students gain understanding of the definition of reconstruction by building, taking apart...
5th Social Studies & History
African Americans in the Civil War
Young scholars examine the contributions of African American soldiers during the Civil War. In pairs, they complete Civil War timeline worksheets. They use character cards to assume the identities of African Americans and determine...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
Jeopardy: The American Civil War
After engaging learners in a set of wonderful lessons of the Civil War, test their knowledge. How? With a Civil-War-themed Jeopardy game, of course. Included here are 25 Civil War questions related to battles, key people, events, and...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Divided: Civil War Museum Exhibitions
Students sort Civil War primary documents into those of the North and the South. In this Civil War instructional activity, students choose an item to write about and put it in a PowerPoint. Students become familiar with viewpoint of...
4th - 5th 21st Century Skills