Civil War Unit {Digital & PDF Included}

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Grade Levels
5th - 7th, Homeschool
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95+ PDF pages, 35 digital pages
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Civil War Unit is a hands-on unit that combines history and language arts skills! Everything you need for teaching the Civil War can be found here!

For a closer look at the activities in this unit, see the video preview!

What Will I Find in This Unit?

This Civil War Unit includes 6 detailed lesson plans. All lessons are hands-on and incorporate literacy skills. Students will investigate--

  • Reasons for the Civil War
  • Secession
  • Important figures during the Civil War
  • Important battles of the Civil War
  • How the Civil War ended
  • Effects of the Civil War

This Civil War Unit also comes with:

  • 14 Worksheets
  • 6 Close Reading Passages & Comprehension Questions: All of the passages and questions can also be shared with students digitally and completed using Google Slides.
  • 2 Games
  • 1 Foldable
  • 1 Quiz
  • 1 Test
  • 1 Interactive Timeline Materials
  • 1 Timeline of Suggested Activities: Provides a timeline for using the activities included within this unit and provides links to websites featuring videos about concepts being taught.
  • Answer keys included throughout

Students will become fully immersed in the Civil War as they play games, complete hands-on activities, and research past events!

Are Digital Resources Included?

All of the passages and comprehension questions, most worksheets, the quiz, and the test within this Civil War Unit are also included in a digital format and can be shared with students using your Google Drive.

When you purchase this product, you will be given access to a link that will allow you to open the file in Google Slides. You’ll then share that file with your students. The slides can be printed and adapted for students who prefer to answer the questions by hand. You can also view and print a student's completed version of the slides. Video tutorials are also included to help you share interactive Google Slides with your students.

What Standards Are Covered?

While this Civil War Unit is specifically aligned with Virginia U.S. History SOL USI.9, it also closely matches most U.S. History standards related to teaching the Civil War.

Want to Save Money?

This Civil War Unit is included in my U.S. History Part 1 Bundle for a discounted price!

The Following Resource Is Included in This Unit:

Civil War Passages and Comprehension Questions

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Total Pages
95+ PDF pages, 35 digital pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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