"The Civil War" contains 25 lessons that can spread across 5-10 weeks, covering the politics and conflicts that nearly tore apart a nation! Topics include: slavery and emancipation, secession, several specific battles, many important leaders and figures, women of the war, Reconstruction, and much more!
Activities include: Creative Writing, Civil War Recipes, Factfile Cards, File Folder Game, Three-dimensional Projects such as a Library of Leaders, Civil War Journal, and Photo Scrapbook, Authentic Crafts such as a Soldier\'s "Housewife," Corn Cob Checkers set, and Victorian Scrap Cards, 13 Lap BookTM Projects, Notebook Timeline, Penmanship Pages, Notebooking Activities, and a final "Civil War Jamboree" to bring the unit to a close!
The CD includes each lesson\'s text pages, project overview pages, and a wide variety of masters for projects! Photos and drawings help illustrate the directions for completing over 40 activities. Choose the projects that work best for your family! Five "Project Days" are built into the schedule to help allow for extra time to complete outstanding projects.
Also included are teacher helps, resource lists, teacher keys, and a "guide-at-a-glance." This one-page guide will allow the teacher to see the whole schedule of upcoming topics and projects on one page. Tastefully laid out for inclusion in your three-ring binder, this unit study will give both the teacher and students a thorough, exciting adventure into the past!
Suggested grades 3-8.