Lesson Plan

Key People of the Civil War

Students create a Chatterpix of a famous person from the American Civil War
Natalie S.
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Academy of Exploration
Springfield, United States
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My Grades 5
My Subjects Math, Science, Social Studies

Students will be able to...identify the role of famous individuals during the American Civil War.

Social Studies
Grades 5
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1 Hook

Play the Chatterpix about President Lincoln.  

2 Direct Instruction

Explain that students will research a famous person during the American Civil War and create a 30 second introduction video using Chatterpix on a iPad.  They will have two class periods to complete the project.

3 Wrap Up

Students will upload completed videos to the class YouTube channel and watch their peers work together.