Ready to go PAPERLESS?
Looking for a way for your students to discover facts about some of the major names of the American Civil War? Here is a way your students can discover these historic figures that allows them to find out some basic facts, but also allows them to identify what they think is important about each person. Each trading card has the same format and allows students to gather a very brief snapshot of who these people were and what they did that contributed to the history of the Civil War. Decide how many you'd like students to do and make a mini-research project out of it. Kids really enjoy this format!
Students will need access to Google Slides and if you use Google Classroom you can make a copy for each student and they can type directly in the file. No more copy machines!!
Also available as a paper version
32 Famous Figures from the Civil War: Paper Version
For each person students will identify the following:
Date of Birth
Date of Death
Cause of Death
Role in the Civil War
The historic figures for this activity are:
John Wilkes Booth
John C. Calhoun
John C. Fremont
William Lloyd Garrison
Ulysses S. Grant
Robert E. Lee
Robert Gould Shaw
William T. Sherman
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Roger B. Taney
This has worked well for my students so I hope yours find the same success!
Check out the paper version
of some of my other History Trading Cards:
32 Famous Authors in History: Trading Cards to Complete
32 Famous European Explorers: Trading Cards to Complete
32 Famous Figures from the Harlem Renaissance: Trading Cards to Complete
32 Famous Reformers from the Progressive Era (1890-1920): Trading Cards to Complete
32 Famous Scientists in History: Trading Cards to Complete
32 Famous Women in American History: Trading Cards to Complete
32 Famous Figures from World War II: Trading Cards to Complete
32 Famous Figures from the Industrial Revolution: Trading Cards to Complete
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