Lesson

What Price Freedom! Civil War & Reconstruction

Lesson Overview

Students will discover the meaning of Reconstruction through hands-on activities.The teacher will use the book Forty Acres and Maybe a Mule, Harriet Gillem Robinet and Wendell Minor, Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division, NY, 1998, as a read aloud for the duration of this lesson or until completed.

 

Duration
3-4 hours
Lesson Type
Traditional Lesson

Essential Question

How did life for African Americans in South Carolina change, yet stay the same, during Reconstruction?

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Other Instructional Materials or Notes:

5

Social Studies

  • LCD projector
  • Laptop
  • Chart Paper
  • Crayons
  • Colored pencils
  • Pencils
  • Student scissors
  • Writing journal
  • 12" x 18" drawing paper
  • Pattern blocks
  • Fifth grade social studies textbook

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