Deadliest Battles of the Civil War Activity is a great resource to teach the impact of the Civil War! Combine math and statistics with social studies! Aligned with common core math and social studies standards!
Students will analyze data from the deadliest battles of the Civil War and make inferences based on their findings. All data from the battles is provided, including interesting facts from many of the battles.
Each activity includes analysis and inference questions as well as a culminating activity.
At the end of the activity, students will understand devastating the loss of life was during the Civil War and putting that into perspective with statistical data!
This activity has four parts:
- Charting data and calculating the percentage of casualties at each battle.
- Mapping the locations of the deadliest battles and calculating total casualties
- Create a bar graph of data by year
- Assessment: Constructed Response using data collected.
Common Core Standards