Civil War Series

The Norskedalen Civil War Series curriculum is short look at life in the Civil War era and the perspectives of both the Union and Confederate sides in the Civil War. Students will analyze Union and Confederate perspectives, engage with a series of videos demonstrating life from many different participants in the war, analyze letters from participants on both sides, and finally write a letter of their own taking a position and defending it.

This unit is designed to meet Wisconsin and national Social Studies standards on historical interpretation, and writing and defending an argument.

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