Grade 8: The Civil War
Aligns to the TEKS Resource System, Unit 10 Civil War - The Endangered Union 1860-1865
With these resources, students will examine the election of 1860 and the impact it had in dividing the United States and leading it into civil war. Students will study major U.S. events through 1865 and the political decisions made by prominent leaders on both sides of the Civil War that affected the outcome of the war. Students will analyze the Emancipation Proclamation and the Gettysburg Address.
Each set includes the following instructional materials:
- Instructional Guide: Provides teachers guidance of how they may use the resources included in each text set.
- Graphic Cards: Supplements the books for students to explore the vocabulary, essential questions, and TEKS more deeply.
- Task Cards: Present questions or statements aligned to the ELAR TEKS for students to respond to the reading they have completed.
- Primary Source: Encourage students to seek better understanding through research.
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