LKS2 History - American Civil War Informational Text Writing Activity

This is an informational text writing unit about the American Civil War. The unit focuses on the causes of the war, some of the key battles and the outcomes of the war including the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. The unit has been split into three separate lessons which will take students approximately 40-50 minutes each. Perfect for students in Year 3 or Year 4.

The first lesson is interactive and involves them cutting out facts, and then sorting these facts into paragraphs. In the second lesson the children need to use these facts to write five paragraphs. Then, in the final lesson your class will need to check their draft paragraphs for mistakes before writing up their work into a neat copy on the template provided.

NO PREP is needed!

Good luck, I hope you get some great results!

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Created: Dec 15, 2019

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