Civil War Presentations

Please click the link below for the Google Slide presentation that my scholars created to demonstrate understanding of the important battles of the Civil War.  Additionally, I have linked up to our Today’s Meet room that students used to “backchannel” out new facts learned while being active listeners and to ensure all students were engaged. Sapia […]

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Civil War Update

We are fully immersed in our Civil War unit! We have discussed the following battles: Battle of Fort Sumter The Battle of Bull Run Bloody Shiloh The Battle of Bull Run, Again Battle of Antietam Battle of Gettysburg Siege at Vicksburg Digging out Around Petersburg Students were given numerous pages to read about a specific […]

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Bammy Award!

I am incredibly honored to have been nominated for a 2015 Bammy Award for Elementary School Teacher of the Year. As their website states, “The Bammy Awards is a cross-discipline award that identifies and acknowledges excellence throughout the education field.” The voting closes today, May 15th, so cast your vote now and let your voice […]

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Civil War Kickoff!

Today we started our Civil War introductory lesson.  Here is the general gist of the lesson. What is your favorite thing to do or what is the most important thing to you? I had students type their responses on Today’s Meet.  Then I told students to consider no longer being able to do the things they like […]

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