The Causes Of The American Civil War Essay

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Day One: Grades: Elementary grade level 5th-6th Goal: Students will be able to identify the causes of the American Civil War. Objectives: 1. Students will be able to compare the cultures and economies of the Northern and Southern states. 2. Students will be able to summarize the main points of the Missouri Compromise, the Kansas-Nebraska Act, and the Declaration of Causes of the Seceding States. 3. Students will be able to discuss the actions of John Brown at Harpers Ferry and the reaction of the country. Materials: 1 Chart Paper 2 Sticky notes 3 Comparing Cultures and Economies Chart 4 Drawing Paper 5 Crayons 6 Scissors 7 Glue 8 Disunion Information Cards (with questions) 9 John Brown PowerPoint 10 Comparing Cultures and Economies Essay Procedure: 1 Ask: What is your favorite thing to do? Have students their response on a sticky note and put the note on a sheet of chart paper labeled "Our Favorite Things." 2 Read aloud a few of these items. 3 Tell students to consider no longer being able to do the things they like the most. 4 On a new sticky note, have students write how losing things makes them feel. 5 Put these on a separate sheet of chart paper labeled "Losing Our Favorite Things," and have several students discuss their feelings. 6 Ask the students to think about what it might be like to never have the opportunity to do a favorite activity again- or how their lives may be different if they could no longer play with or use something they love.

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