This video guide and activities is a great way to introduce the Civil War. This guide follows episode one of the Civil War series created by Ken Burns. The video guide is separated into each section of the video so it is easy for students to follow along and answer the questions.
Includes two summative activities are a written response and a quiz. The writing activity is an argumentative constructed response that aligns with CCSS writing standards. The prompt poses multiple thought-provoking questions pertaining to the video, then asks students to create an evidence based response that uses details from the video. The quiz asks students to define key components of the video in their own words, using to factual evidence from the documentary when necessary.
Key is included for video guide.
CCSS standards in this activity: