Problems facing African-Americans during Reconstruction

2013, civil rights, reconstruction, tom angelo, voting rights

This lesson plan will use primary source documents to identify problems facing African-Americans during the time period. Opposing views will be identified. Remedies for problems will be brainstormed. 


Turning Points of the Civil War

8th grade, civil war, eighth grade, lesson plan, primary sources, tom angelo

Tom's lesson is designed to give students a chance to review the four turning points of the Civil War. They are then asked to explain the significance of these events in their own words. Students will use a variety of primary source documents in their research. They will also be using technology to present their findings.

19th Century Review

19th century, 8th grade, civil war, review, small group, tom angelo

Tom uses a variety of stations to help kids review and cement their knowledge of the Civil War and the 19th century.