May 12, 2017 – Road to Civil War


  • Do Now
  • Good News
  • Causes of Civil War Activity
  • Wrap Up

I Can:

  • Explain the events that contributed to the sectionalism prior to the civil war


  • None

Vocabulary Words:

  • None this week

Day in Review:

Today began with a short vocabulary builder exercise. Students then watched a short video regarding slavery and the events leading to the Civil War.  Students then had time to complete the graphic organizers and reflection Questions for the project.

Students finished the activity by writing a letter to the President of the United States. Recently the President asked why the Civil War occurred, and why it couldn’t have been avoided. The letters that students will write will answer these two questions.

Once complete student turned in both graphic organizers, both sets of reflection questions, and their letter to the President.

Assignments and Resources:


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