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The American Civil War

The American Civil War

Written by Edward Alan Kurtz

About the Resource:

Learn about the American Civil War beginning from slavery in early America, abolition ideas, problems between the north and south and how Abraham Lincoln ended slavery and re-united the states of America.

For Ages: 9 to 11 years | 7 to 9 years

Categories: History

Reading Level: Level 4 - Advanced Readers

Interactive Features: Word Search | Comprehension Quiz

Type of Resource: Read Along Book

Resource Grade: Grade 5

Keywords: America, Civil, War, United, States, History, Slavery, Abolition, Abraham Lincoln, Fort Sumter, Appomatox, Jefferson Davis, Ulysses S. Grant, Robert E. Lee, William Tecumseh Sherman, Clara Barton, Confederate Army, Battle of Gettysburg

Common Core State Standards
Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.

Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.

Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area.

Compare and contrast the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in two or more texts.

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