Q4W6 Online Learning: May 4-8

TeacherAndrew Wilson
Subject AreaUS History
Grade Level8
Week #33
Unit of InstructionCivil War
Standard(s) Taught

SS.8.A.5.5 Compare Union and Confederate strengths and weaknesses.

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

I can identify the strengths of each side and how they used them. 

I can explain what it was like to be a soldier in the Civil War. 

I can explain the importance of the Emancipation Proclamation

Classroom Activities

Daily Lesson Plans posed on Canvas

Activities for the Week

Life as a Civil War Soldier – watch the videos and discuss on Canvas what life was like

Civil War Music – choose a song from the Civil War and change the lyrics to be from the other side

Early Battles and the Emancipation Proclamation – use the powerpoint to discuss the first part of the war on Canvas

Emancipation Proclamation Paragraph –

In a paragraph answer: 

Why was the Emancipation Proclamation important?

Thesis (2 points)

At least 4 Reasons/Effects of the EP (8 pts)

Continue to work on Civil War Research Project


Assignments Due

Emancipation Proclamation Paragraph

Additional Resources