This group of 5 assignments and 38 visual and discussion starting Bell Ringers will give you a good start in engaging your students in the beginning of a unit about the Civil War. These should all be take and go assignments...little or no work by you to use.
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Here is what is included and about how much time it will take for each assignment.
1. 38 Bellringer visuals and questions in a Powerpoint: A few minutes in the beginning of each class.
2. Civil War Timeline: Students have to put 10 events in the correct order to create their own timeline and answer 4 questions: 30 minutes
3. Civil War Wordslplash: Students write 5 sentences and 3 questions using 10 words and numbers from the Civil War: 10 minutes
4. Civil War Vocabulary, story assignment, vocabulary quiz and key: 21 vocabulary words with definition, vocabulary story assignment, matching vocabulary quiz and key: 50 minutes
5. Mississippi Secession primary sources and questions: Primary source of Mississippi's Declaration of Secession and 7 questions to answer: 30 minutes
6. Civil War Anticipation Guide with answer key: 15 statements about The Civil War. Students decide whether they are true and false. Good pre-assessment. Answer key provided.
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