This key concepts for US history based two page close reading details the key causes that led America to Civil War.
It reveals the challenges faced by the America in the early 1800's as our territory expanded and differing ideologies polarized. This lesson has four lesson options: an annotation guide, a worksheet with answer key, a key concept graphic organizer and an interactive notebook war-o-meter activity. Students analyze text, support claims with evidence and draw conclusions. In the interactive notebook lesson students support a focus question with supporting details from the reading.
This events leading to the Civil War lesson plan is completely student centered! Content covered:
1. The Missouri Compromise of 1820
2. The Compromise of 1850
3. The Fugitive Slave Law
4. Bleeding Kansas
5. The Kansas-Nebraska Act
6. John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry
7. The Aattck on Fort Sumter
8. Republican and Democrat disagreements in Congress
9. Lincoln election
10. The Dred Scott decision
Tony Pavlovich, Instructomania,