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The Civil War Interactive Notebook Unit
Thirteen Civil War lessons in this packed 222 page American History resource features nonfiction informational text balanced with a mix of engaging hands-on activities, and Interactive Notebook assignments exploring events leading up to the Civil War, the Union and the Confederacy, major Eastern and Western Theater battles, and Reconstruction:
- Lesson 1: A Nation Divided
- Lesson 2: Confederate Army
- Lesson 3: Union Army
- Lesson 4: Battle of Bull Run
- Lesson 5: Western Theater
- Lesson 6: Battle of Shiloh
- Lesson 7: Battle for New Orleans
- Lesson 8: Eastern Theater
- Lesson 9: Invasion of the North
- Lesson 10: Battles of 1863
- Lesson 11: Battles of 1864
- Lesson 12: End of the Civil War
- Lesson 13: Reconstruction
CIVIL WAR ACTIVITIES:
- Questions after each lesson to assess Informational Text Comprehension
- Thought-Provoking Discussion Questions to stimulate Critical Thinking
- Reference Map Skills – cardinal and intermediate directions
- Grid Maps – ordered pairs on a coordinate grid
- Differentiating between Primary and Secondary Sources
- Expository Writing Practice – Writing Process included!
- Journal Writing – Close Reading and Text Features
- KWLH Charts
- Civil War Vocabulary Activities and Quizzes
INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK ASSIGNMENTS:*
- 2 One-Pocket Vocabulary Organizer
- 2 Vocabulary Foldables
- 2 Vocabulary Booklets
- 3 Vocabulary Cootie Catchers
- 3 Vocabulary Flaps
- Robert E. Lee Famous Person Wheel
- Venn Diagram Comparing the Union and Confederacy
- Civil War Expert’s Journal featuring 18 Journal Entries
- KWLH Chart – Four-Fold Organizer
* All patterns and step-by-step instructions included!
Context-appropriate Glossary, Answer pages, and Grading Rubrics for the higher-level Interactive Notebook and Writing assignments included.
Civil War, aligned with the 3rd-5th Grade Reading, Writing, and Language standards is one of 9 units in our American History Interactive Notebook Series. Purchase this Unit separately or save money by purchasing one of our AMERICAN HISTORY BUNDLES or CLASSROOM PACKAGES.
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