Civil War (Lesson 1 of 3)
Created By: Ken Kleber, Centennial High School (Champaign, IL)
Grade Level: 11th
Content Area: U.S. History
Database Integration: Students will browse the
collection for materials relating to the conduct of the Civil War
in Illinois and the popular opinion during the war.
Computer with Internet
access and printer, class notebook, maps, paper
- Students will review notes, books, handouts, and maps given in class.
- Students will search the TDC
database for the above information.
- Students, in groups
of three, will design a newspaper that reflects historically accurate
information and utilizes images from the database. The paper will
contain information about how Illinois residents felt and acted
during the Civil War.
Presentation will be graded.