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188 reviewed resources for slavery emancipation

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A Press Conference With Abraham Lincoln

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders hold a press conference with Abraham Lincoln.
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Reconstruction

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars investigate the historical period of the Reconstruction and the events that surrounded the abolitionist movement. Students use guided questions to conduct research. Then they complete a venn diagram in order to compare two...
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Diverse Voices-African American Ventures

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students research African-American participation in the Civil War. In this Civil War lesson plan, students read the article "Fighting Rebels with Only One Hand" and write a persuasive paragraph on whether the participation of the...
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Using a Time Line

For Students 3rd
Third graders focus on using a time line. They study the given page to learn about the facts available and how to use a time line as a form of reference material. A great homework assignment. 
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Before Rosa Parks: Ida B. Wells

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The contributions of Ida B. Wells to the Civil Rights Movement are the focus of this social studies lesson. Middle schoolers read a handout regarding Wells, discuss the handout, and write about non-conformist behavior.
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What Events Led to Lincoln's Assassination?

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.  In this American history lesson, 4th graders conduct research, share their findings, and write a report about the events leading up to the death of President Lincoln.  To...
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The Age of Reform

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers are introduced to a variety of reform movements within this lesson. They explore the beliefs and motivations of each group. Connections are made from these movements to present day situations and happenings.
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Say It Loud!: A Celebration Of Black Music In America

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers watch a video that highlights the role of artists' images throughout the history of Black music in the United States and describe the influences of the civil rights movement on Black culture.
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African-American Iowans: History, contributions & Accomplishments.

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore lives of African-Americans in Iowa. Students will examine biographies and discuss perspectives of African-Americans. They will then create posters illustrating elements of those lives finally, putting on a five act play...
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Eighth Grade Social Studies Test

For Students 8th
For this Georgia social studies assessment worksheet, 8th graders respond to 30 multiple choice questions based on 8th grade social studies skills. 
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Civil War

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this Civil War activity, students listen to the song "Civil War" and complete 11 sentence completions based upon the information from the lyrics.
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On the Homefront: Indiana Family Letters

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students analyze primary source material from the Civil War. They describe the war as it was perceived by those on the homefront in Johnson County, Indiana. Students describe how Hoosiers responded to the draft. They write a document...
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Lincoln: The Man Who Needed Nevada

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars understand how Nevada became a state and the role of Abraham Lincoln in Nevada's statehood. In this Nevada statehood lesson, students listen to background information, primary sources and research about Nevada's statehood....
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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave by Frederick Douglass

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 13 multiple choice questions about Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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The Civil War—Why Hoosier Soldiers Fought

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders determine why Hoosier soldiers were willing to fight in the American Civil War. In this Civil War lesson, 8th graders listen to a lecture about the involvement of Indiana soldiers in the war and then conduct research about...
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Gettysburg Address Lesson Plans

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Gettysburg Address lesson plans can show how Lincoln’s historic speech helped to unite the nation.
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A Lesson on Reconstruction Legislation and Amendments

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students study the legislation and Amendments of Reconstruction period in America. In this Reconstruction activity, students work in groups to dissect the Black Codes, an article in the US Constitution, as well as the 13th, 14th, and...
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Make Your Family Show Way (Underground Railroad- Quilts)

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students are read Show Way, by Jacqueline Woodson. In this life experience lesson, students ask family members about important pieces of advice they have gained in their lives. They use this information to complete a worksheet of what...
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Holidays: Presidents Day

For Teachers 7th - 8th
In this ESL/language arts worksheet, students read sentences about Presidents Day and choose the best word to fill in the blank. Students are given 2 choices for each.
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History of 1800's and 1900's

For Students 6th - 12th
In this history of 1800's and 1900's worksheet, students complete multiple choice questions about the history of the United States. Students complete 9 problems total.

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