Created By: Ken Kleber, Centennial High School (Champaign, IL)
Grade Level: 11th
Content Area: U.S. History
Duration: Six Weeks
Database Integration: Items that relate to Illinois in the Civil War (photos, "surgical" kits, uniforms, flags, weapons, cookware, information about "Copperheads," etc.).
Students 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.
Middle of the first semester