Outline: Civil War Era

Greetings Fellow Homeschoolers!

Hope your school year has been joyful and productive thus far!  Beginning next week and through the Spring of 2015, I will be posting history lesson plans on the Civil War Era.  The lessons will be similar in format to lessons you’ve already seen and used from this “U Read Thru History” site.  Each week readings will be suggested for different grade levels, discussion questions will be listed, and activities will be suggested per grade level.    In response to numerous requests, I will also be posting a Unit Study book list for each grade level.  I hope and pray these lessons will be a blessing to you and your family!

Following is the outline for the Civil War Era Unit Study:

Winter & Spring 2015 (American History)

Civil War Era

  • Book List: Civil War Era
  • Week 1: Mexican War
  • Week 2: California Gold Rush
  • Week 3: Harriet Tubman
  • Week 4: Slavery & Underground Railroad
  • Week 5: Abraham Lincoln
  • Week 6: Frederick Douglass
  • Week 7: Civil War: The Telegraph & the Train
  • Week 8: Civil War: Hot Air Balloons
  • Week 9: Civil War: Ironclads
  • Week 10: Emancipation Proclamation
  • Week 11: Civil War: Daily Life
  • Week 12: Civil War: Gettysburg
  • Week 13: Civil War: Medical Advances
  • Week 14: Civil War: Soldier’s Life
  • Week 15: Buffalo Bill
  • Week 16: Sitting Bull
  • Week 17: Test: Civil War Era

If you have any questions about these History Lesson Plans, please feel free to email me.  My email is gwen.silverliningpress@juno.com.  If you’ve found great resources that might be a help to others using this curriculum, please feel free to write messages on the comments section of each post for others to see.  Thanks!  – Gwen

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