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           A Nation Divided
                       Teacher Guide

TEACHER GUIDES
Poems for Unit

Overview A
Day A1          Day A2

Day A3          Day A4
Project A
    Review A  Key
Validation of Learning A  Key
Overview B

Directions for Camps
Day B1
          Day B2
Day B3          Day B4
Project B    Review B
  Key
Validation of Learning B  Key
Overview C

Day C1          Day C2
Day C3          Day C4
Project C      Review C

Validation of Learning C Key
Overview D
Day D1          Day D2
Day D3          Day D4
 Project D    Review D  Key
Validation of Learning D
  Key

End of Unit Program:  Plan a Living History Museum Display and invite an audience.   (Serve cornbread and beans!)

Time:  4 Weeks         Themes:  Integrity & Forgiveness
Summary:  
  • The Civil War
  • Development of the Seventh-day Adventist Church
  • Writing to persuade
  • Nouns
  • Photography and scrapbooking
Projects: 
  • Living History Civil War Camps to be built inside the school--one Northern site and one Southern--from fabric, etc.
  • Cotton experiments
  • Scrapbooking
  • End of Unit Program:  Plan a Living History Museum Display and invite an audience.   (Serve cornbread and beans!)
Bulletin Board Ideas and Proverbs:
  • "The Civil War ~ The Price for the Crime of Slavery"
  • Dear Abbie (Introduce the advice-giving Abbie, who can be a girl in period clothing or just a face.  Use the board for the responses the students will write in her name)
  • "If God believed in permissiveness, He would have given us the Ten Suggestions."
  • "To err is human, to forgive, divine."
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  • VIDEOS - Uncle Tom's Cabin (Week A).  Order 1987 version of Uncle Tom's Cabin from amazon.com with the book Pink and Say (for Week D).  Other videos relating to the Civil War:   Frederick Douglass, A Woman Called Moses, The Great Locomotive Chase.
  • FABRIC (Week A) Cotton Balls
  • King Cotton Experiments:   Cut two pieces of 100% cotton fabric and two pieces of 100% wool for each student. (4 inch squares are adequate)  Old jeans and old sweaters will do!
  • SCRAPBOOKING ~ Cameras & film (digital cameras), scrapbooking supplies 
  • DIRECTIONS and Items needed for Living History Civil War Camps to be built inside the school--one Northern site and one Southern.   Solid colored sheets/blankets/cloth for at least two tents, sticks to hold up tents, tin cups, old silverware, etc.