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On This Day: The Battle at Antietam

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
The Battle of Antietam was the deadliest day of the Civil War. An eye-opening video is filmed at the Antietam battlefield and provides pupils with an overview of the battle. Academics learn the military strategy General Lee and McClellan...
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Antietam 360

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It was the single bloodiest day in Civil War history. Now, class members have the opportunity to walk in the footsteps of soldiers who fought in the Battle of Antietam using an interactive website. Supplemental resources include...
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Civil War Trust Animated Map: Antietam

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The Battle of Antietam was the bloodiest single day of the Civil War — and ended with an arguably inconclusive result. A detailed video takes viewers through the troop movements and military strategy of the Union and the Confederacy...
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The Civil War: Strategies and Battles

For Students 7th Standards
Was it the War against Northern Aggression or the War to Unify the Union? Scholars investigate the key battles and strategies of the American Civil War to determine just why the North was victorious in the end.
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Civil War Battle Strategy

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
But for a fluke, 1862 could have gone differently during the Civil War. When Union troops found Robert E. Lee's battle plans for critical engagements in Maryland wrapped around cigars and tossed aside, history changed forever. Class...
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In His Footsteps: General George McClellan at Antietam Battlefield

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students identify key locations on a map of Virginia. In this Civil War lesson, students develop a military strategy that would solve the problems faced by McClellan. Students analyze primary source documents and participate in several...
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The Battle of Antietam

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students discover the Battle of Antietam is the bloodiest war in American history. They realize that over 20,000 men lost their lives in a single day. Students will write newspaper articles to cover the front page.
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Antietam Quiz

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive Civil War worksheet, students respond to 14 multiple choice questions about the Battle of Antietam. Students may check their answers immediately.
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Civil War Play

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Raise the curtain to a class play that depicts the Civil War through both factual information and literary devices. The performance showcases the Battle of Antietam (Battle of Sharpsburg) and brings attention to women's roles, as well as...
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American Civil War: Conflicting Newspaper Reports

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine the happenings at the Battle of Antietam from all sides. In this American Civil War lesson, students analyze newspapers accounts from different perspectives regarding the battle and then write their own accounts of the...
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Millionaire: Civil War Edition

For Teachers 7th - 9th
The Civil War is such an exciting topic, now it can be exciting to review. Play this millionaire-style game to study or review the American Civil War. Lincolns assassination, the Emancipation Proclamation, and the battles between the...
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The Civil War (1861-1865) Through Maps, Charts, Graphs, & Pictures

For Teachers 8th - 11th
True to its titles, this engaging and appealing presentation brings the 1860's into close focus with a number of images and statistics that would delight any Civil War buff. A few graphs allow for pupil input, such as listing the...
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Study Guide - Civil War

For Students 7th - 8th
What if your class needed a solid study guide to focus their pre-test efforts? Don't worry here's a great one right here! You'll find two essay prompts, 13 main ideas, nine important people, 11 events, and four vocabulary words all about...
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From Dred Scott to the Civil Rights Act of 1875: Eighteen Years of Change

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
What do a photo of Abraham Lincoln, a map for the Battle of Antietam, and the Dred Scott decision all have in common? Learners consider the broader question as they examine documents related to civil rights during the Civil War and...
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Civil War Battles Worksheet

For Students 5th - 8th
In this Civil War instructional activity, students complete the graphic organizer with details about the 8 listed Civil War battles.
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End of the Civil War

For Teachers 8th - 10th
The end of the American Civil War was marked with many battles. Covered here are the who, what, when, and where of nine major battles that led to the ending of the war. Also discussed are the Gettysburg Address, the Emancipation...
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Civil War 360: Gettysburg

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Step into one of the most iconic battlefields of the American Civil War with an educational interactive resource. Young historians learn about key moments, locations, soldiers, and turning points in the battle with a clickable map and...
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1862: Antietam and Emancipation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Was the Emancipation Proclamation a revolutionary document or just a military strategy? It proclaimed that all those enslaved in Confederate states would be "forever free." Logistically, though, it did little. The order, however,...
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Reporting on a Battle

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Learners report on battles of the Civil War. In this American Civil War instructional activity, students conduct research that allows them to report on selected battles of the war. Student's newspapers should include eyewitness...
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Civil War Battle Strategy: The Roads to Antietam

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students analyze Civil War battle strategies. In this Civil War lesson, students research Internet and print sources regarding Lee's Proclamation and Confederate Special Orders. Students create battle plans based on their research findings.
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Freedom at Antietam

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Explore how the issuance of the Emancipation Proclamation affected everyday individuals in the Civil War era. Learners are given the opportunity to read and evaluate primary and secondary source material, and then to compose a writing...
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For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students explain why General Robert E. Lee decided to invade Maryland in September 1862; review the major events of the Maryland Campaign of 1862; describe the major events of the three phases of the Battle of Antietam; and assess the...
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Hoosier Soldiers at Vicksburg

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine the role of Indiana soldiers at the Battle of Vicksburg. In this American Civil War lesson, 8th graders listen to a lecture about the involvement of Indiana soldiers in the battle and then analyze letters written...
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The Price of War

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders, in groups, research major battles fought during the Civil War and complete an activity sheet. They choose one particular battle and create a timeline and graph using the statistics researched.