Lesson

Restoring the Union

Lesson Overview

The students will be able to create either a free verse poem or journal entry as if they were a freed man during the Civil War Reconstruction Period in order to explain life in SC based on political, educational, and social opportunities in addition to discrimination during this period.  

Duration
2-3 hours
Lesson Type
1:1 Lesson

Essential Question

How did life as a freed man change during the Reconstruction period in South Carolina?

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Social Studies

If you do have ipads/Macbooks for every child, create QR codes for each of the links and the students can scan them to get back and forth between the websites.  

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Lesson Created By: Mary Huffman