Civil War Activity | Battle Stations | Printable & Digital | Google Classroom

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I really liked this.....printed in color, hung around the classroom so they could walk and talk. Well done!
This was a great addition to our US History Unit. Students were engaged with the learning at the end of the school year!
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Get your students up, moving, and learning about several different Civil War battles with this NO PREP printable and digital activity! A perfect lesson for introducing or reviewing the decisive battles of the Civil War. Eight different battles are featured including Fort Sumter, Bull Run, Shiloh, Antietam, Gettysburg, Vicksburg, Sherman's March to the Sea, and the Surrender at Appomattox Court House. Printable PDF and Google Drive versions are included.

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This resource can be completed on paper or online with laptops, Chromebooks, tablets, or any device that supports Google Slides. The included Teacher's Guide includes access to the link that will allow you to make your own copy of the resource for use in Google Classroom/Google Drive.


Battle Stations

  • There are eight different battle stations. Each station includes an authentic image and informational text describing specific battle details.
  • The battle stations are designed to introduce students to the decisive battles of the Civil War. As students rotate through each station, they will use their data collection page to record the location, leaders, and victors of each battle.
  • Battle posters can be blown up to a larger size, displayed on a tablet, or multiple copies can be placed at each station.

Battle Station Data Collection Page

  • The data collection page is designed for students to record the location, leaders, and victors of each battle.
  • Optional writing assignment: Have students use their data collection page to write an informational paragraph about one of the Civil War battles.

Battle Station Data Collection Answer Key

  • An answer key is included to use as a quick reference or for use with a substitute teacher.

Additional Civil War Resources:

Causes of the Civil War Close Reading Worksheets

Emancipation Proclamation | Primary Source Analysis (Full Text Included)

Gettysburg Address Close Read and Summary Writing

Civil War Spies | Text and Questions

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
Identify key steps in a text’s description of a process related to history/social studies (e.g., how a bill becomes law, how interest rates are raised or lowered).
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts.


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