The Civil War – A Fourth Grade SMARTBoard Introduction is a SMARTBoard 4th grade level instructional presentation
It includes: a SMARTBoard presentation of the text along with two interactive slides that are also available in PDF format to print and issue as classwork, homework, or attach/incorporate into an interactive notebook (after matching definitions with pictures, definitions may be secured to interactive notebook and edge of matching picture can be secured on top of it so it may be flipped up for study purposes). Students can also complete the activities during the presentation as reinforcement for the presentation.
The presentation includes:
• Introduction to Civil War terminology (Civil War, Emancipation Proclamation, Reconstruction, immigrant and invention).
• Uncle Tom’s Cabin and other pre-war concerns
• Union and Confederate states, how war began, and USS Monitor vs. CSS Virginia
• Strengths/Weakness’ of the North and South
• Emancipation Proclamation, surrender of General Lee, and assassination of Lincoln
• Andrew Johnson/Reconstruction, Constitutional Amendments, and Jim Crow Laws
• Plains Wars and immigration
• New technological advances in steel, communication, and electricity
The last 2 slides are white-background slides used for the printables. The printables are already in PDF form in the package. The white-background pages are not included in the total pages. I include them in case you would like to change any of the data and recreate the printables.
The interactive/review slides and printables:
• Activity one has students identifying terminology through a matching activity. Terms included are immigrant, Confederacy, John Wilkes Booth, Jefferson Davis, Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Emancipation Proclamation, Union, abolish, Abraham Lincoln, Reconstruction, Robert E. Lee, and Jim Crow Laws.
• Activity two has students identifying chronological events through a matching activity on a timeline. Events include Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Emancipation Proclamation, Civil War begins, Robert E. Lee surrenders, John Wilkes Booth kills Lincoln, Reconstruction begins, Jim Crow Laws.