This lap book covers the events from 1820 Missouri Compromise and other events that lead to the Civil War, until 1865. I have used original public domain photos of the Civil War to use in the lap book.
Please note that this is just a lap book that is meant to be part of a reader or unit study. There are no lesson plans on this download only instructions and pictures on how to put it together. You have to word your class according to age and grade level. Please read below for details.
Details inside the Lap Book
Timeline (blank for you to fill in the blanks)
Vocabulary words (blank and written)
Facts about the civil war
Life during the civil war
The Road to the Civil War
( Slavery and the West, Dred Scott/ Douglass Debate, Acts of 1850-1854, Election 1860)
Civil War Archives (actual photos of the civil war)
Women of the Civil War ( Clara Barton, Rose O'neal, Frances Clayton)
3 extra newspaper sheets on the prominent battles of the civil war.
Slavery during the civil war (photos and a booklet for your kids to write facts to remember)
The Cotton Gin Machine and its impact during the civil war
Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad
Eat like a Soldier
(your kids will research and look for recipe for Hardtack, Johnny Cake and Corn Bread)
Musicians of the Civil War ( Buglers and Drummer Boys, photos included as well)
Flags used during the civil war
Union Soldier (booklet)
Confederate Soldier (booklet)
Samuel Morse and the Telegraph with the Morse Code example in it
Ships of the Civil war ( Monitor, Virginia, Paddle Wheeler)
Aftermath and Reconstruction (photos and booklet for you kids to add more info)
African Americans during the civil war (photos and newspaper cutting)
Famous Quotes of the Civil War
Important People of the Civil War
(Abe Lincoln, Ulysses S Grant, Robert E Lee and Jefferson Davis)
Please visit my blog to view this lap book completed and a video showing you the inside of it prior to purchasing.
Civil War Lap Book