Lesson Information

Fifth Grade Lesson - Pink

Week: 30 -- lesson ID: 647

Essential Questions:

What were the causes of the Civil War? Why would some states decide to break away and try to create their own country? How could a country recover after a Civil War?


  • Learn about the causes and the major events surrounding the Civil War
  • Learn about the people who commanded the armies of the North and the South
  • Learn about how the United States had to remake itself to ensure that men were treated equally.

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The Standards

Lesson Standard:

D2.His.3.3-5. Generate questions about individuals and groups who have shaped significant historical changes and continuities.