The Battle of Antietam
Students discover the Battle of Antietam is the bloodiest war in American history. They realize that over 20,000 men lost their lives in a single day. Students will write newspaper articles to cover the front page.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 31 Downloads
Freedom at Antietam
Explore how the issuance of the Emancipation Proclamation affected everyday individuals in the Civil War era. Learners are given the opportunity to read and evaluate primary and secondary source material, and then to compose a writing...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
The Civil War Comes to Kansas: The Battle of Mine Creek
Seventh graders explore the impact of Price's Raid and the Battle of Mine Creek. In this American Civil War lesson, 7th graders examine a list of events based on the war in Kansas and then put them in chronological order. Students also...
7th Social Studies & History
American Civil War: Conflicting Newspaper Reports
Learners examine the happenings at the Battle of Antietam from all sides. In this American Civil War lesson, students analyze newspapers accounts from different perspectives regarding the battle and then write their own accounts of the...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Civil War (1861-1865) Through Maps, Charts, Graphs, & Pictures
True to its titles, this engaging and appealing presentation brings the 1860's into close focus with a number of images and statistics that would delight any Civil War buff. A few graphs allow for pupil input, such as listing the...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History
Millionaire: Civil War Edition
The Civil War is such an exciting topic, now it can be exciting to review. Play this millionaire-style game to study or review the American Civil War. Lincolns assassination, the Emancipation Proclamation, and the battles between the...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
In His Footsteps: General George McClellan at Antietam Battlefield
Students identify key locations on a map of Virginia. In this Civil War lesson, students develop a military strategy that would solve the problems faced by McClellan. Students analyze primary source documents and participate in several...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History