This download contains 12 worksheets about Reconstruction, in the United States, after the Civil War. Topics such as Lincoln's assassination, the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments, segregation and more are covered.
These worksheets can be used to support direct instruction, as independent work, or given as homework. Many of the worksheets have differentiated versions of them included. Answer keys and rubrics are provided for easy grading.
Worksheets included are:
-Reconstruction Basics - Background information on Reconstruction and follow up questions (fill-in-the-blank, true/false, short answer) to assess comprehension. **A differentiated version, at an easier reading level, is included**
-Reconstruction Vocabulary Terms - Students define key vocabulary words. **A differentiated version, with fewer terms to define, is included**
-Reconstruction Key Terms - Students explain a key term and its importance. **A differentiated version, with matching instead of writing, is included**
-Civil War Review Quiz - A short, 10 question quiz, to assess what students recall about the Civil War.
-Lincoln/Kennedy Assassination Project - Students create a poster and write a short paper comparing and contrasting these president's deaths.
-Guided Notes - 3 pages of guided notes to aide direct instruction while teaching about Reconstruction.
-Amendments Imagery - Students create creative images based on the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments
-Reconstruction Word Search - A word search using Reconstruction terms. Also, a lesson on how to use the word search to teach segregation is included.
-Reconstruction Causes and Effects - Students determine if an event was a cause or effect of Reconstruction.
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