Q4, Wk5

TeacherAndrew Wilson
Subject AreaUS History
Grade Level8
Week #33
Unit of InstructionAntebellum North and South
Standard(s) Taught

SS.8.A.5.1 Explain the causes, course, and consequence of the Civil War
(sectionalism, slavery, states’ rights, balance of power in the Senate). 

SS.8.A.5.2 Analyze the role of slavery in the development of sectional conflict.

SS.8.A.5.4 Identify the division (Confederate and Union States, Border states,
western territories) of the United States at the outbreak of the Civil War.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Objectives:

  • I can evaluate Abraham Lincoln as a person
  • I can describe how the election of 1860 led to the Civil War
Classroom Activities

Day 1:

Bellringer

Vocabulary

Evaluating Lincoln: Using Primary Sources

Discussion on Lincoln

Notes on the election of 1860

Day 2: 

Bellringer

Vocabulary

Research Projects

Day 3:

Bellringer

Vocabulary

Kahoot Review

Road to Civil War Test

Research Projects

 

Assignments Due

Road to Civil War Test

Chapter 16 Packets

Additional Resources