Thursday, February 22, 2018
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Today in class we took a brief reading quiz and began discussing the beginning of the Civil War. We stopped a the Battle of Antietam, which was the bloodiest day of the war. This was what gave President Lincoln the opportunity to issue the Emancipation Proclamation, which we will talk about tomorrow. You can see what we discussed today below:
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Today in class we took a look at how the Civil War was effected by different technologies and innovations. We watched a video that laid out how Lincoln used many different innovations to help fight and eventually defeat the South. You can see what we watched below. Students answered some questions as they watched today. Additionally students took home a reading assignment to prepare for tomorrow's class.
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Today in class we took a look at pictures from the Civil War to get an idea of how people would now be able to experience what happened. Ultimately we will be coming up with our impressions of the Civil War in 1 word. Here is a link to the pictures we looked at today.
Monday, February 12, 2018
Today in class we watched a video about the Civil War while some students took time to reassess their tests. Students had some questions to answer about the video as they watched. You can see the video below:
Tomorrow we will be looking at Civil War photographs and evaluating the messages and emotions they were meant to convey!