This 88-page file is a unit about the effects of Reconstruction on American life (as outlined by the Georgia Performance Standards – SS5H2). The presentation includes notes (facts, dates, events, etc.) and images related to Reconstruction. There are also many printables, activities, and review games included in the file. The graphic organizers and foldables are perfect for your students' Social Studies Interactive Notebooks!
~Human True-False activating activity – slides 4-6
~Who’s and What’s graphic organizer – slides 7-9
~CLOZE notes (for note-taking during the presentation) – slides 10-14
~Key Vocabulary foldable & Key – slides 15-17
~Reconstruction Notes (facts, images, dates, etc.) – slides 18-56
~Reconstruction Comprehension Questions & Key (could also be used as a quiz) – slides 57-60
~Reconstruction’s Effects foldable – slides 61-62
~Amendments chart – slides 63-64
~Amendments Commemorative Stamps printable – slides 65-66
~Jim Crow Laws Graffiti Wall printable – slides 67-68
~Freedmen’s Bureau Business Card template – slides 69-71
~“Reconstruction Movie” Flixster-Inspired Review – slides 72-74
~Reconstruction Caricatures activity – slides 75-76
~Sharecropping Prescription printable – slides 77-78
~What Would Lincoln Think? Ticket Out the Door – slides 79-80
~I Have, Who Has? review game -- slides 81-88
*This file is aligned to the Georgia Performance Standards for 5th grade Social Studies:
SS5H2 The student will analyze the effects of Reconstruction on American life.
a. Describe the purpose of the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments.
b. Explain the work of the Freedmen’s Bureau.
c. Explain how slavery was replaced by sharecropping and how African-Americans were prevented from exercising their newly won rights; include a discussion of Jim Crow laws and customs.
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