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Title: Civil War


1
Civil War
  • By Kevin Underwood
  • Grade Level 8


2
Goal
  • The goal is to educated the students with several
    different resources like movies, reports, and
    activities.


3
America Heritage People in Societies
  • Time, Continuity, and Change

4
Activities
  • Students develop time lines of various events
    that took place during the Civil.
  • Students create a museum exhibit about life
    during the Civil War.
  • Watch the movie, Gettysburg.


5
Activities
  • Students learn about battles, write diaries using
    slang, and create biographies of women.
  • Discuss the causes of the war, and discuss the
    two leaders of the North and South.


6
Websites
  • http//www.civil-war.net/
  • http//sunsite.utk.edu/civil-war/
  • http//www.homepages.dsu.edu/jankej/civilwar/civil
    war.htm
  • http//www.civilwar.com/
  • http//www.cwc.lsu.edu/cwc/civlink.htm

7
People in Societies
  • Culture

8
Activities
  • Students will investigate the music of the Civil
    War, and how songs were used to arouse emotion.
  • Groups of four will make a Civil War recipe.
  • Define the slang words of Civil War.


9
Activities
  • Students learn about the Underground Railroad.
  • Explore the symbolism of the flags, and create
    flags of their own.


10
Websites
  • http//www.civilwarinteractive.com/
  • http//members.tripod.com/Chubbles/circuit/cwc.ht
    ml
  • http//www.vmi.edu/archtml/cwsource.html
  • http//www.historyplace.com/civilwar/
  • http//users.erols.com/kfraser/

11
World Interactions
  • People, Places, and Environment
  • Global Connections

12
Activities
  • Read an article about an African American soldier
    serving the Union Army.
  • Students research how soldiers combat boredom
    today and during the Civil War.
  • Read soldiers letters.


13
Activities
  • Students research cooperatively a female Civil
    War spy, then present a news broadcast about her
    contributions.
  • Read a doctors diary, and students discuss the
    practice of medicine.


14
Websites
  • http//scriptorium.lib.duke.edu/women/cwdocs.html
  • http//www.ncwa.org/
  • http//www.civilwardata.com/
  • http//www.civilwarhome.com/
  • http//www.awod.com/cwchas/

15
Citizenship Rights And Responsibility
  • Power, Authority, Governance
  • Civil Ideals and Practices

16
Activities
  • Students study transcriptions of articles from
    two Augusta county newspapers to see how white
    Southerners defended the institution of slavery.


17
Activities
  • Students explore primary source documents
    explaining the causes of the Civil War, and take
    on a role of a person living during this era.
  • Watch the series North and South


18
Activities
  • Students do a mock trial of Jefferson Davis who
    is charged for treason after the war is over.
  • Investigate Lincons Assisination.


19
Websites
  • http//www.cwreenactors.com/
  • http//www.nara.gov/genealogy/civilwar.html
  • http//www.coax.net/people/lwf/data.htm
  • http//www.treasurenet.com/
  • http//www.civilwarnews.com/

20
Democratic Processes
  • Individuals, Groups, and Institutions
  • Civic Ideals and practices

21
Activites
  • Students to do a book report one general.
  • Discuss the importance of the Emancipation
    Proclamation.
  • Compare and contrast Lincolns drafts and final
    version of Gettsyburg Address.


22
Activities
  • Do a time line of General Lee life.
  • Read an article about a prisoner exchange between
    the Union and Confederate armies arranged by
    President Lincoln and Stephan Alexander.


23
Websites
  • http//www.oz.net/cyndihow/pensions.htm
  • http//www.usafa.af.mil/dfeng/index.htmcwarres.ht
    m
  • http//www.civilwararchive.com/
  • http//www.ilt.columbia.edu/k12/history/gb/civilho
    me.html
  • http//www.civilwarpages.com/

24
Decision making and Resources
  • Power, Authority, and governance
  • Production, Distribution, and consumption

25
Activities
  • Rewrite a different ending to the War.
  • Plot and map the order of the battles.
  • As General Lee, strategize your movements in the
    Gettysburg Battle.


26
Activities
  • Play Civil War A Simulation of Civilian and
    Soldiers Life during the American Civil war.
  • Watch Abraham Lincoln A New Birth of Freedom.


27
Websites
  • http//home.ptd.net/nikki/civilwar.htm
  • http//www.uscivilwar.com/
  • http//www.tarleton.edu/kjones/unions.html
  • http//www.ibiscom.com/cwfrm.htm
  • http//www.multied.com/CivilWar/

28
Science, Technology, and Society
29
Activities
  • Students write and decode messages using Morse
    code, as Civil War soldiers might have done.
  • Show how to fire and reload a replica gun during
    the Civil War period.


30
Activities
  • Students make a display on transportation during
    the war period.
  • Students study a chart showing Civil War deaths
    and fill out the worksheet included.
  • Watch Touring Civil War Batterfields


31
Websites
  • http//www.civilwarletters.com/civil_war_sources.h
    tml
  • http//users.erols.com/jreb/regiment.html
  • http//www.thinkquest.org/library/lib/site_sum_out
    side.html?tname2873url2873/
  • http//www.wtj.com/wars/civilwar/
  • http//www.cr.nps.gov/csd/gettex/

32
Conclusion
  • The activities and websites provide several
    different ways to the Civil War.
  • The End

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