This is an inquiry lesson where students will do research to answer the inquiry question concerning the reconstruction period following the civil war. Students will develop a hypothesis, search for evidence in multiple primary and secondary sources, and complete a graphic organizer. Through this process students will develop a strong answer to the inquiry question posed at the beginning. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core and National Council for the Social Studies standards and has been endorsed by the History Channel.
Reconstruction - Inquiry - Middle School
Subject Social Studies — The Civil War
Grade Level Grades 6-8
Resource Type Lesson Plan, Presentation
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