Civil War Activity Illustrated Timeline for the American Civil War

Grade Levels
4th - 11th, Homeschool
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US Civil War: Illustrated Timeline Activity engages students in the study of the U.S. Civil War.

- Students are given an event related to the U.S. Civil War

- Students work individually or in groups to research the event.

- Students write a short paragraph about the event and provide an illustration related to the event.

- Hang the cards along a timeline in your classroom and see the events of the U.S. Civil War come to life. This timeline does not include causes or restoration.

*NOTE: Students will need access to informational text, books, or internet to conduct research on their topic.

This detailed guide includes:

-  Complete teacher’s guide

-  Student handouts including directions and blank timeline cards + directions for engaging timeline game with their own cards as the pieces.

-  30+ topics for inclusion in the timeline

-  A complete list of materials and student sample

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- US Civil War: Interactive Notebook Timeline Activity

- US Civil War: The People Inquiry Activity and Game

- US Civil War: Interactive Notebook Pages

- Children of the US Civil War: Informational Text and Scrapbook Activity

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Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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