Civil War Battles Mini-Project Info

Instructions from Mrs. Miller

Objective

I can identify seven of the major battles of the Civil War and explain their importance.


Archives.gov,. 'Civil War Photos'. N.p., 2015. Web. 11 Mar. 2015.

Step 1 - Tuesday

Use the link below to take notes on the 7 battles we are covering. Your notes may be on paper or in Pages.

- Fort Sumter

- Antietam

- Vicksburg

- Gettysburg

- Sherman's March to the Sea (starts with the Battle of Atlanta)

- Fort Fisher

- Appomattox Court House


http://www.civilwar.org/battlefields/

Step 2 - Tuesday (finish for homework)

- Using your notes, write a paragraph for a newspaper on each battle (7 paragraphs)

- Your paragraphs may be in first person or third person

- Need a minimum of 6 sentences


Chscomet.org,. 'The Comet: Homework: Is It Necessary?'. N.p., 2015. Web. 11 Mar. 2015.

Step 3 - Wednesday

Open the Smore website in a new tab

www.smore.com

- Click Sign Up

- Use your mgsd email (ex. 1234567@students.mgsd.k12.nc.us)

- Enter your First Name, Last Initial

- Password needs to be same as Angel

Step 4 - Wednesday

- Choose a Smore template and create your Civil War Newspaper!

- Use a TEXT box for each newspaper article (battle)

- Add a picture for each article

- Cite the source for your picture in the text box. Use Citethisforme to create your citation

Due on Friday!

Friday, March 13th, 7:30am

Mrs. Miller's Classroom