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The Civil War


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Title: The Civil War

The Civil War
  • By Joshua Howell
  • Todd Biehle

Third Grade
  • Strand 1 American Heritage
  • Strand 2 People in Society
  • Strand 3 World Interactions
  • Strand 4 Decision Making and Resources
  • Strand 5 Democratic Processes
  • Strand 6 Citizenship Rights Responsibilities
  • Strand 7 Science, Technology and Society

American Heritage
  • Make a timeline of Civil War events
  • Have students draw illustrations of the Battle of
  • Have students write a Civil War biography
  • Use illustrations and photos to create a collage
    of Civil War events
  • Field Trip to Gettysburg

American Heritage Websites
  • Civil War Preservation Trust
  • Confederate Historical Society
  • Pictures and timeline information
  • Confederate Heritage Collection of Flags
  • Ulysses S. Grant Home Page
  • Basic Facts about Grant
  • Heritage Preservation Association
  • Civil Rights Organization For Southern Heritage

People In Society
  • Dress up as Civil War participants
  • Cook and eat classic Civil War chow
  • Discuss why people owned slaves
  • Have a slave debate half of class North and
    half South
  • Compare the reasons Europeans came to America
    with the reasons Africans came to America

People in Society Websites
  • Biographies of Americas Founding Fathers

People in Society Websites
  • History Place

People in Society Websites
  • Civil War Timelines, Battles, Music, and
  • Causes of the Civil War
  • Robert E. Lee Bibliography

World Interactions
  • Make a map of the troop movements from 1861-1863
  • Make a map of the Underground Railroad
  • Measure the distances from the start to the
    finish of the Underground Railroad
  • Create a chart to measure total land used by the
    North and the South
  • List why certain forts were strategically placed
    where they were

World Interactions Websites
  • Civil War Maps
  • Battlefield Maps
  • Civil War Diary and Maps
  • Timeline and Battle Campaign Maps
  • Underground Railroad Maps and other information

Decision Making and Resources
  • Set up a store using Civil War era prices and
  • Identify goods and services provided for the
  • Discuss how cotton fields were treated during the
    war (crops as well)
  • Categorize economic activities discussed during
    this unit on the Civil War
  • Make duplicate Civil War currency

Decision Making and Resources Websites
  • Confederate Currency
  • Depictions of Slavery in Confederate Currency
  • American Civil War Homepage
  • Cotton - A Cause for War
  • Cotton Fields Music

Democratic Processes
  • Read Civil War Journals and Newspapers
  • Discuss how groups were organized for the
    promotion of the goals of the North or the South
  • Examine Civil War issues that would have come up
    in a city or army meeting
  • Compare and Contrast the government setup for the
    Union and the Confederacy
  • Discuss the hierarchy of the army

Democratic Processes Websites
  • Civil War era letters and news papers
  • Civil War Manuscripts
  • Confederate States of America Lawful Government
  • Founders Constitution
  • Civil War Daily news papers from the Civil War
  • Collection of Civil War era news papers from
    around the country

Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities
  • The students will view various news papers from
    the Civil War to acquire information about local
    issues at that time
  • The students will discuss the citizenship traits
    which were and werent evident during the Civil
    War era.
  • The students will create a short role play to
    demonstrate the creation of rules and laws during
    the Civil War.

Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities (cont.)
  • 4. The students will be divided into Slaves and
    Slave Owners and work through various scenarios
    so they are able to understand how the African
    American slaves felt during the time they were
  • 5. The students will view various newspapers from
    the Civil War era and identify the factual
    statements in the news. To do this the students
    will compare the pre-selected news papers to
    information presented in the textbook and the
    class. They will also discuss why they think
    these discrepancies were present.

Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities Websites
  • Valley Spirit Civil War Newspapers
  • African American Women and Their Role in the
    Civil War
  • African Americans in the Civil War
  • The Government of the Confederacy
  • Confederacy Government Overview

Science, Technology, and Society
  • The students will compare photography from the
    Civil War to how photography is today.
  • The students will compare war field artillery of
    the Civil War and present day artillery.
  • The students will discuss how aviation was used
    during the Civil War
  • The students will make a comparison between how
    the North used technology on the battlefields and
    how the South used technology on the
  • The students will discuss the methods of
    transportation troops used during the Civil war
    and compare it to the modes of transportation
    current day Military utilizes.

Science, Technology, and Society
  • Civil War Photographs
  • Civil War Technology and Industry in Tennessee
  • Civil War Technology
  • Artillery of the American Civil War
  • Science, Technology, and the Civil War