Mock Cotillion and Abolitionist Meeting (Causes of the Civil War)

Grade Levels
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Product Rating
Not yet rated
File Type
PDF (Acrobat) Document File
Be sure that you have an application to open this file type before downloading and/or purchasing.
0.81 MB   |   5 pages

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

When I first told students that we were going to have a fancy cotillion in my 8th grade history class, there were several surprised students. Some feared that they would need to dance in public, others were excited about what they might wear. Most were happy when they were told that it would be a celebration. "Is this a party Mr. Smith." I heard. No, but it has become a tradition that has really fostered some great learning. In the end, few expected that they would love to research and perform original historically accurate skits from one of America's most divisive and important historical periods.

Students will first of all be evenly divided into groups researching Abolitionist, states’ rights and southern slave holders, and African American slave life. We will setup our classroom as a time machine students will be graded on their participation as a member of the northern or southern teams, historic research, and development of a historically accurate fictional character.

I hope that you have a great time with this project and would love to hear your feedback.
Total Pages
5
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks

Average Ratings

N/A
Overall Quality:
N/A
Accuracy:
N/A
Practicality:
N/A
Thoroughness:
N/A
Creativity:
N/A
Clarity:
N/A
Total:
0 ratings
COMMENTS AND RATINGS:
Please log in to post a question.
PRODUCT QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS:
$4.50
Digital Download
ADD ONE TO CART
User Rating: 4.0/4.0
 (0 Followers)
$4.50
Digital Download
ADD ONE TO CART
Mock Cotillion and Abolitionist Meeting (Causes of the Civil War)
Mock Cotillion and Abolitionist Meeting (Causes of the Civil War)
Mock Cotillion and Abolitionist Meeting (Causes of the Civil War)
Mock Cotillion and Abolitionist Meeting (Causes of the Civil War)
Teachers Pay Teachers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

Learn More

Keep in Touch!

Sign up