Reconstruction Plans

Reconstruction Plans
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One of the most critical points in United States history was the years that followed the Civil War.  During Reconstruction Presidents and Congress had ideas on how to rejoin the North and South. The resources in this product can be used 

Meeting the needs of all learners can be challenging especially when analyzing documents.  This product provides you with different strategies to use to help you differentiate instruction.  

The documents provided avoid using background information or prompts so that students will have to rely on their knowledge of social studies and what conclusion they make from their analysis of the documents when answering constructed response questions.  The documents in this product are also presented without prompts or questions for higher level learners. Graphic organizers are provided so that you may use them as you see fit. The graphic organizer can also be used for other documents that you may use throughout the course of the school year.  The 10 slide powerpoint presentation features a slides with notes that accompany the different Reconstruction plans. There is an additional activity using questions that mirror the short answer constructed- response questions that appear on the New York State Global History Regents Exam. A t-chart so that students can explore arguments for and against Hawaiian annexation.

Great to use as an independent assignment, closure, think-pair-share activity or homework.  The flexibility of these materials will allow you to blend activities from this product to lesson plans that you already use. 

This Product Includes:

Powerpoint presentation

Three constructed response worksheets

Analyzing a Political Cartoon graphic organizer

Class notes

Three column note taking chart

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Total Pages
22 pages
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Teaching Duration
40 minutes
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