Georgia Studies Unit 6: Georgia in the Civil War



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Georgia Studies

Unit 6: Georgia in the Civil War


Directions: This unit will be completed at the pace of each individual student. Students will complete a majority of the assignments in class; all assignments will be on my Weebly site (manganelligeorgiastudies.weebly.com/resources.html) if a student chooses to get ahead at home. The videos, reading passages, and activities must be completed in order (they are listed in order) and all assignments, including the formative and summative assessments must be submitted to the teacher by the final due date listed at the top of this page. Each video, reading, and activity will guide you through Unit 6: Georgia in the Civil War and help you understand Georgia’s role in the Civil War.
Standards for this Unit:

SS8H6 The student will analyze the impact of the Civil War and Reconstruction on Georgia.

b. State the importance of key events of the Civil War; include Antietam, Emancipation Proclamation, Gettysburg, Chickamauga, the Union blockade of Georgia’s coast, Sherman’s Atlanta Campaign, Sherman’s March to the Sea, and Andersonville.



Essential Questions for this Unit:

How did key military, political and economic strategies influence the outcome of the Civil War? (H6b)



Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday










7th – Intro the unit and tasks

8th – Computer lab to begin

11thwill have iPads

12th -

13th – Computer lab

14th – will have iPads

15th – will have iPads

18thno school

19th – will have iPads

20th – will have iPads (last class day to work)

21st – submit all tasks not submitted and begin review for test

22nd – test and unit review, Test is the 26th

Goal Setting for the unit:

Each day you should set a goal of work you will complete. A guideline has been given below.



  • By the end of class on the 8th you should have watched the Battle Strategies voiceover (rank the strategies) and complete the video webquest for Antietam and Gettysburg

  • By the end of class on the 11th, complete any tasks from the 8th and then complete your choice activities for Antietam, the Emancipation Proclamation, and try to start on Gettysburg.

  • By the end of class on the 12th, complete any uncompleted tasks and the Gettysburg choice activity.

  • By the end of class on the 13th, complete any uncompleted tasks and the Gettysburg address activity.

  • By the end of class on the 14th, complete any uncompleted tasks, take a formative assessment on all topics through the Gettysburg address. Begin the voiceover and tasks for the last set of topics.

  • By the end of class on the 15th, complete the last voiceover and the Chickamauga video and questions.

  • By the end of class on the 19th/20th complete any uncompleted tasks and work on the two videos and questions/tasks about Sherman’s Atlanta Campaign and the March to the Sea.

  • By the end of class on the 20th/21st ensure all tasks are completed and you have taken the last formative

Videos and Activities

Directions: Complete all videos and tasks in order as shown. Keep track of the date you watched a video or read a passage below.
Rubrics are given with some tasks and activities. If there is no rubric each question from the task will be worth two points.
Do not turn in any slotted notes or notes you take while watching a video or listening to a voiceover. You need to keep these to help you study. Items to keep are labeled with *.



Date

Topic of Study

Video or Activity




Battle Strategies




Description of Battle Strategies

Voiceover (take notes)*







Choose an activity:

  • Create a ranking of the strategies in order of effectiveness and explain your thinking for the ranking you used

  • Draw a map of the Anaconda Plan and the blockades, explain the purpose of each strategy and the overall effectiveness as the war progressed




Battle of Antietam and the Emancipation Proclamation




Antietam

Video Webquest*




Antietam

Choose an activity (one per topic):

  • Antietam letter – taking on a role of someone at Antietam

  • Create a historical marker for the Battle of Antietam

  • Emancipation Proclamation – summarize and order sections of the proclamation

  • Create an epitaph/gravestone to slavery




Emancipation Proclamation




Battle of Gettysburg and the Gettysburg Address




Gettysburg

Gettysburg Video Webquest*




Gettysburg

Choose an activity:

  • Create a museum exhibit to commemorate the Battle of Gettysburg

  • Create a magazine cover to commemorate the Battle of Gettysburg




Gettysburg Address

Document Analysis questions




Formative

Prior to beginning the next step please see teacher for formative on the first three sections




Chickamauga, Sherman’s Atlanta Campaign, Sherman’s March to the Sea, Andersonville




All

Voiceover presentation and slotted notes*




Chickamauga

Video and questions




Sherman’s Atlanta Campaign

Document analysis




Sherman’s March to the Sea

Georgia Stories video and questions




Sherman’s March to the Sea

  • Ken Burns video clip and activities

  • After researching the March to the Sea create a map of the march including Atlanta, Savannah, and four other locations

  • Historical Stick figure of General Sherman




Andersonville

Georgia Stories video and questions




Andersonville

Choose an activity:

  • Prisoner of War comparison – research another prisoner of war camp from any war, complete a Venn diagram comparison of that camp to Andersonville

  • Image analysis activity




Formative

See teacher for formative on last section


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