The Union and the Confederacy includes Nonfiction Informational Text, FOUR INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK ASSIGNMENTS, and a balanced mix of engaging hands-on activities to teach students about the advantages and disadvantages of the Union and the Confederacy at the beginning of the Civil War:
• TWO Civil War Lessons-we provide all Nonfiction Informational Content
• Questions after each lesson to assess Informational Text Comprehension
• Compare/Contrast Expository Paragraph-we take students through Writing Process!
• End of Unit Vocabulary Quiz
Students will then use the Union and Confederacy Content to complete FOUR Interactive Notebook assignments (all patterns and step-by-step directions included!:
• One-Pocket Vocabulary Organizer
• Vocabulary Booklets
• Robert E. Lee Journal Page and Interactive Wheel
• Venn Diagram Organizer comparing and contrasting the Union and Confederacy
The Union and the Confederacy, aligned with the 3rd-5th Grade Common Core READING, WRITING, and LANGUAGE Standards (see Preview for Standard Alignment), can be purchased separately or as part of our Common Core-aligned CIVIL WAR INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK UNIT
We've included a context-appropriate Civil War Glossary, Grading Rubrics for the Interactive Notebook and Writing Assignment, and Answer Pages.
Download the Preview to see the complete Lesson Plan, Common Core Alignment, and samples from the lessons and activities.
OUR OTHER CIVIL WAR RESOURCES:
CIVIL WAR: A NATION DIVIDED
CIVIL WAR: THE BATTLE OF ANTIETAM
CIVIL WAR INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK UNIT
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