AFRICAN AMERICANS AND THE CIVIL WAR
Subject: American History Time Required: 3 Days
Content – Slavery and National Politics
Process – Through active participation students will develop study skills to aid in the acquisition of knowledge and the development of products that facilitate growth and an increase in information, facts and data.
Products - What will the students know and are able to do as a result of teaching this topic to demonstrate proficient knowledge of the information.
Students will be able to:
ILLINOIS LEARNING STANDARDS:
14A.J.2 Governments and majority rule/minority rights
14B.J.4 Political systems and protection of human rights
16D.l.3 Actions of different institutions before and after abolition
54th Massachusetts Regiment
OBJECTIVES: students will be able to:
Why did Lincoln decide to change his official stand on slavery?
What were the effects of the Emancipation Proclamation?
How did African Americans respond to Union recruitment efforts after the Emancipation Proclamation?
Anticipatory set: Listen to CD: Slave Narrative (Suzie Taylor)
Teaching Methodology: Analysis of visuals (overhead projector), Transparency of Slave life.
Note taking skill: transparency (Venn diagram – Chapter 11:2)
Reading Chapter 11:2
Lecture/Class Discussion of content Chapter 11:2 African Americans and the War.
Using primary resources – Internet Data-base
Introduction of Key terms
Structured reading and note taking, Chapter 11 Section II
Students will take a field trip to Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Illinois
Students will complete Lincoln Timeline Scavenger Hunt Questions using the Interactive Timeline at www.alplm.org/timeline.html
Students will complete Slave Life Analysis Questionnaire Worksheet
Students will research Slave Narratives:
Students will research Abraham Lincoln’s “Emancipation Proclamation”
Daily Assessments – written and oral expressions
Quests for knowledge
Chapter 11: section 2 quiz
Read Chapter 11 section II and take notes as you read
Students will write an essay (two pages) about the 54th Massachusetts Regiment
MATERIALS, EQUIPMENT, AND SUPPLIES NEEDED:
Transparency – Chapter 11:2
Internet Access: http://ilhpa.hpa.sate.il.us/alplm/simpleSrch.asp
Students will need to be assess formally through Chapter 11 section II quiz
Students will complete Venn diagram
Students will write a written reflection about what they learned in class form class discussion
Students will write an essay (one page) about what Emancipation meant to slaves.