The following lesson plans have been created by educators, leading historians, and the American Battlefield Trust Education Department for classroom use in elementary school grades three through five.
The Elementary School Civil War Curriculum is a set of eight standards-based lesson plans, that utilizes a mixture of traditional and modern teaching methods. Below are the curriculum lessons along with a selection of optional lessons, all of which fit within the Common Core and National Council for Social Studies (NCSS) standards for Elementary School students.
Sections of the Curriculum:
Students will be able to identify the causes of the American Civil War.