Causes of the U.S. Civil  Interactive Notebook Timeline Activity
US Civil War Causes: Interactive Notebook Timeline Activity provides students a visual way to examine the causes of the Civil War and which favored the South or the North. Students use timeline slips to make a timeline that orders major causes of U.S. Civil War on either the North or South side. Students color code the timeline and illustrate events.

Perfect for interactive notebooks, stations or cooperative group work, this activity engages students in inquiry-based learning.

Also available as part of a money saving US Civil War: Teacher Resource Bundle (Growing)

This detailed guide includes:
 Complete teacher’s guide for individual or cooperative group use.
 Ready to use student handouts including timeline cards
 Student samples

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Created: Aug 7, 2016

Updated: Feb 22, 2018


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