Map of the Civil War
An excerpt from the Civil War chapter of Primary Sources for the Interactive Whiteboard (Grades 4–8) By Karen Baicker
Use this map activity to explore the location of key places during the Civil War. Return to the map as you explore other primary sources to provide geographic context for each document.
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Primary Sources for the Interactive Whiteboard: Map of the Civil War
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States of the Civil War Period
1. Drag each state abbreviation from the chart on the right to the correct place on the map.
2. Click Reveal Answers to check the answers or to see the map filled in without completing the activity.
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Primary Sources for the Interactive Whiteboard (Grades 6–8), by Karen Baicker, features more than 60 whiteboard-ready documents with background information, guiding questions, and interactive activities to help students gain a deeper understanding of history. It includes maps, journals, political cartoons, newspaper articles, photographs, advertisements, and more, bringing Colonial America, Westward Movement, and Civil War to life for your students. Includes a CD with Promethean ActivInspire files. Copyright © 2011 by Karen Baicker.
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