Unit Plan

The U.S. Civil War Tell It Again!™ Read-Aloud Anthology

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Over three weeks, second graders listen to stories about the United States Civil War. Informational texts explore the war, slavery, Harriet Tubman, Abraham Lincoln, Robert E. Lee, Clara Barton, the Emancipation Proclamation, and Ulysses S. Grant. Each lesson offers word work and extension opportunities in the classroom and at home.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Make homework optional or plan time in the classroom for pupils to finish
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Classroom Considerations
  • The ninth unit in a series of 12 read-aloud anthologies created by Core Knowledge
  • Have a projection device handy for viewing images
  • Plan time to make copies and collect materials specific to lessons
  • Combines social studies with English language arts, creating an interdisciplinary learning experience 
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