**Updated to the NEW Virginia SOLS (2017)**
This is a 13 page instructional SMARTboard lesson that covers Virginia Studies SOLs VS.8 - the ENTIRE Virginia during the Reconstruction Era Unit. This lesson is full of interactive activities, video clips, games, websites, and more! Use this to teach your entire Reconstruction Unit!
This SMARTboard usually takes me about 2 weeks to teach. It is aligned perfectly to my interactive notebook on this topic that is also listed here on TPT. You can find it here: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Virginia-Studies-Interactive-Notebook-Reconstruction-in-Virginia-Unit-2000194
I also offer SMARTboards and interactive notebooks for ALL other Virginia Studies Units as well as Virginia 4th Grade Science Units!
1 - Defining the Reconstruction period after the Civil War
2 - Problems after the Civil War (Problems faced by the US, States, & Freed Slaves)
3 - Freedman's Bureau
4 - Economic Problems
5 - Sharecropping
6 - Reconstruction Amendments (13th Amendment, 14th Amendment, & 15th Amendment to the US Constitution)
7 - Jim Crow Laws - Discrimination, Prejudice, & Segregation
8 - Devastating Effects of Jim Crow Laws on African Americans & American Indians
9 - Growth of Virginia Cities during Reconstruction
10 - Industrial Changes - expansion of Railroads, Coal Industry, Tobacco Industry, Need for better Roads
If you enjoy these, please check out my other Virginia Studies products including SMARTboards, interactive notebooks, instructional packets that include tests & worksheets, review activities, games, and more! Click here to visit my store: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Virginia-Kiddies