Civil War


In our Civil War lesson plan, students learn about the Civil War, including when and where it took place, the key events and people involved in the conflict, and the underlying causes for the conflict. Students also learn related vocabulary and learn about the lasting impact of the Civil War in the United States and elsewhere.

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Our Civil War lesson plan introduces students to the Civil War, including when and why it was fought, key figures, and related vocabulary. During this lesson, students are asked to unscramble the words to match each of their descriptions, testing their ability to recall key words and phrases from the lesson material. Students are also asked to answer questions about the lesson, demonstrating their understanding of the lesson.

At the end of the lesson, students will be able to identify key people and major battles during the first half of the Civil War.


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Social Studies


3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade