Q4W6: April 24-28

TeacherAndrew Wilson
Subject AreaUS History
Grade Level8
Week #34
Unit of InstructionCivil War
Standard(s) Taught

SS.8.A.5.5 Compare Union and Confederate strengths and weaknesses.

SS.8.A.5.4 Identify the division (Confederate and Union States, Border states,
western territories) of the United States at the outbreak of the Civil War.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria


  • I can explain the major events from 1862-1865 
  • I can explain how the war impacted the country
  • I can research a topic on the Civil War
Classroom Activities


Work on Civil War Project 

Due May 2: Civil War Project Source Investigation Report

Tuesday: Early Civil War Notes


Why We Fight Sources Why We Fight WS


1862 Notes – On Nearpod – Quiz at the end is a grade Code: TIWQX



Assignments Due

Civil War Project Investigation Report – Due May 2

Civil War Impact Diary/Letter

Additional Resources