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Civil War Hands-on Activities for Kids

We have found many projects and activities to help our middle school kids to learn more about the American Civil War. We love books, music, art, and of course history hands-on activities. Project ideas for tweens/teens.

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Review the Underground Railroad with this easy FREEBIE printable game! Works great as an activity during your Civil War Unit

Review the Underground Railroad with this easy FREEBIE printable game! Works great as an activity during your Civil War Unit

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Help your students prepare for new Common Core social studies tests, like TNReady, with this FREE product. Students will identify the location, chronological order, and outcome of 12 major battles or events of the Civil War, including: Fort Sumter, First Battle of Bull Run, Fort Henry and Donelson, Shiloh, Antietam, Gettysburg, Vicksburg, Chickamauga, Franklin, Nashville, and Appomattox Court House.

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from Scholastic Teachers

Civil War: A Dear America Activity

This online learning activity offers students a detailed look at how the Civil War of the 1860s impacted, and divided, America.

Introduction activity: Use an old map from just before the Civil War started (West Virginia didn't exist). Don't alert students to the differences. Cut apart states and have students assemble like a puzzle. Life is Better Messy Anyway:

from Teachers Pay Teachers

Civil War Complete Unit with Abraham Lincoln, Harriet Tubman, Clara Barton

Students will learn all about the The American Civil War Resource loaded with informational articles, organizers, and interactive activities about the causes, events, important people, and results of the war.

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