Fifth Grade Social Studies. Teaching Unit 3 The Civil War: The Nation Divided Marlo Mong October 9, 2008. Here’s the Curriculum Map….
Teaching Unit 3
The Civil War: The Nation Divided
October 9, 2008
The Civil War should not be the majority of your Social Studies curriculum. These two units together should last approximately four weeks. To teach the modern 20th century, you need to be in the 1900s before the end of the first semester.
This book gives students various perspectives of life and events of the Civil War. Teachers who used this book found their students visiting this book throughout their study of the Civil War.
Trade book about a boy who learns to play the drums from a fellow slave. Later, Union soldiers tell him he is free. He uses his drum to help Union soldiers and is recognized for his bravery.
Civil War stories told through poetry. All of the poems are fictional and the illustrations reflect the times, but no primary sources are included.