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Gender Differentiated Tic-Tac-Toe Civil War Assignment Objective from Ohio Academic Content Standards: TSW explain the contributions of key individuals including Abraham Lincoln, Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant. Students will complete any three of the assignments. Students may work down, across or diagonally. Civil War People

Boy Activities Choose three historical

characters from the list

provided List the important facts of each: o Birth/Death dates o Education o Occupation o 4 important events that led to their importance during the Civil War o Important fact that relates to the Civil War Use the graphic organizer provided by teacher

Civil War Generals Ulysses S. Grant v. Robert E. Lee Select one of the two generals above. Create a Poster presentation (3-sided presentation board) with the following information o A short biography or timeline of the person’s life o A picture of the person (check Internet) o Select one major battle and illustrate the sequence of the battle using maps, story board or PowerPoint slides. o Write a brief reflection on your assessment of this character

Select an historical event from the Civil War era: John Brown’s trial or hanging Lincoln receiving word he was elected President o Southerners hearing that Fort Sumpter was attacked. o Union soldiers hearing that Lincoln had been assassinated. o Your choice Write and perform an historically accurate reenactment of this event. Do a dress rehearsal for class. Present to parents at Parent Night. o o

Choose either President Abraham Lincoln or

Select a famous woman during the Civil War, such as

President Jefferson Davis Create an election campaign poster that contains the following: o A picture (check Internet) o A campaign slogan o Three campaign promises All information on the poster must be historically accurate

Harriet Beecher Stowe, Harriet Tubman, Clara Bartlett, Mary Todd Lincoln, or other. Research the life and contributions of this person using at least 4 separate sources. Write a biography which includes early life, the civil war era, and events after the war. Include a reflection on why this person should be included in our study of the Civil War.

Write a letter to a famous woman of the period. (See list provided for choices) Explain to this person why she is an inspiration to you. Consult rubric for complete details

Student Choice Student may select any other project or design a project with teacher approval

Watch the movie Little Women Compare this family and their experiences with a modern day family o look at the role of women within the society o explain how war (Civil War/Iraq War) impact the lives of the women Reflect on how you would have like to live during the Civil War. What did you like about this time? What did you dislike?

Select an historical event from the Civil War era: o

Harriet Beecher Stowe meeting President Lincoln o Southern women discussing the war while preparing medical bandages for the war. o Northern women working in a military hospital o A wife and her family upon hearing the news of her husband’s death at Gettysburg o Your choice Write and perform an historically accurate reenactment of this event. Do a dress rehearsal for class. Present to parents at Parent Night.

Girl Activities


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