This is a fantastic, visually-engaging PowerPoint that covers the resources of both the North and South, essential knowledge about each Civil War battle, and the results. After starting with a warm up, each slide uses fantastic images, and easy-to-follow notes to cover everything your students need to know about the Civil War! This is an amazing time-saving resource!
Introduction activity: Use an old map from just before the Civil War started (West Virginia didn't exist). Don't alert students to the differences. Cut apart states and have students assemble like a puzzle. Life is Better Messy Anyway:
The title character of this haunting historical novel is Carrie McGavock, whose farmhouse was commandeered as a Confederate field hospital before the tragic battle at Franklin, Tennessee, in November 1864. That day, 9,000 soldiers perished.