Civil War Flag Teacher Resources

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Kentucky in the Civil War

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders consider how Kentucky was involved in the Civil War. In this American Civil War instructional activity, 7th graders view PowerPoint presentations on the topic and then discuss the state's neutrality policy and eventual...
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Flag Day

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students describe the symbolism, tradition, honor and power that flags bear and explore the stories of Civil War battle flags.
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The Atrocities of the Civil War

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Beyond the glory of victory and the waving of flags, this presentation shows students a glimpse of the uglier side of war - specifically, the masscres and casualities of the Civil War. Students will learn about Nathan Bedford Forrest's...
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Kentuckians in the Civil War Era: Constructed Response Essay

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
What part did Kentucky play in the Civil War? A constructed response essay assignment tests to ensure scholars understand the concepts and the arguments for the causes of the Civil War. Learners must read a primary source quote and then...
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Role Playing the Civil War

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students role play the Civil War. In this Civil War instructional activity, students break into two groups: North and South. They complete activities that show which states belonged to each side, the reasons for the war on both sides,...
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Civil War Trust Animated Map: Fort Sumter

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Fort Sumter is a lasting emblem of the duration of the Civil War, and the American flag on its pole is a symbol of the Union's hard-fought victory. A short, informative video takes learners through the military strategies of the battle,...
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Battle Flags: Michigan and the Civil War Lesson 5 Letters from the War

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate the letters written my Michigan soldiers during the Civil War. They examine the letters for clues about the life and attitudes of these soldiers.
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Technologies of the Civil War

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders discover new and interesting technologies of the Civil War. In this Civil War portfolio of lessons, 5th graders analyze primary resources, develop new vocabulary, investigate websites, and create a time line of new...
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A Flag Divided

For Teachers K - 5th
Students explore the flags of the Union and Confederacy, explore the symbolism of those flags, and create flags of their own.
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Stars, Stripes and Symbols of America: Comparing Our Flag, Past and Present

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
Your young historians will compare and contrast the details of the American flag today with an an image of the nation's flag from the post-Civil War era, and identify the flag's importance as a national symbol through analysis worksheets...
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Fort Jackson and Fort St. Phillip

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Review the history of Fort Jackson and Fort St. Phillip during the American Civil War in this informative PowerPoint. Included in this presentation are interesting facts, photos, and maps to increase student understanding of these...
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Role Playing The Civil War

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students are divided into the Union and Confederacy of the Civil War and write a report and create recruitment posters for both sides. For this Civil War lesson plan, students then discuss each side and why they thought what they did.
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The Civil War/ A Unit Overview

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders will look at the causes of the Civil War in detail. A brief unit on the war itself will follow. Battles, historical figures, and daily life will be studied. The webpage is a link to many different related lessons.
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Civil War Research

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders research different aspects of the Civil War using various multi-media techniques. Students create a report based on their research that includes views of the war from the point of view of the North, South and slaves.
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Civil War Bookmarks

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this Civil War worksheet, students cut out bookmarks they can use that have the American and Confederate flags on them and say The Civil War. Students cut out 5 bookmarks.
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Capture the Flag

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students use their knowledge about the Civil War to prepare and participate in a battle reenactment.
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Lincoln and the War’s Larger Meaning

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze Abraham Lincoln's view of the Civil War. In this American Civil War instructional activity, students read excerpts of Lincoln's speeches to determine whether he had a dual view of the war. Students respond to discussion...
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Personal Flag Assignment

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students use symbolism and creativity to create a flag that represents their life, dreams, and ambitions.
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The Common Civil War Soldier Lesson Plan

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students explore the Civil War from a soldier's perspective. In this Civil War lesson, students examine a display of Civil War items and listen to a Civil War reenactor share what life was like for Civil War soldiers. Instructors invite...
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Oh, Could They But Speak! The MGTV Civil War Battle Flags Project: Lesson 5, Letters From the War

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students work in small groups with "primary sources" from the Civil War. They analyze actual letters (re-typed) that Michigan soldiers from this war wrote. Each group receives a package of letters. They read the letters out loud to each...
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The Vernors Lesson

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students fill out "Effects of the Civil War" question and answer sheet and discover that Vernors was created as a direct result of the Civil War.
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Portfolio Cover Sheet

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Learners put together a portfolio about the problems that led up to the Civil War. In this Civil War lesson plan, students study and research slavery, battles, speeches, presidencies, and more and put it all into a portfolio.
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Connecting the New Nation to the Civil War

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Young scholars examine the changes of the American flag from the Revolutionary War to the Civil War. In this historical time change instructional activity, students watch a teacher made PowerPoint presentation that shows different parts...
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Battle Flags: Michigan and the Civil War Optional Research Assignment

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research an aspect of Michigan's involvement in the Civil War and prepare a two page research paper. They present their research findings in a news style presentation while role playing parts of a news team.

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