This fun activity is designed to make memorization interesting!
Recall key vocabulary such as Cooperationist, Fire Eater, and Unionist. Define the important conflicts leading to the Civil War (Dred Scott Case, Kansas-Nebraska Act, Popular Sovereignty, Nullification) and more!
There is a concise direction sheet for the teacher as well as students. It includes a visual modification that can help serve an IEP accommodation.
Students really enjoy the independence that this activity offers. They are generally able to navigate it with a partner, and they remain focused on the hands-on aspect. When the teacher does assist, there is ample opportunity for instruction.
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