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So You Know the Civil War game show

from Ohio History Connection

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No other period in our nation's history has captured our interest more than the events of 1861 through 1865. Although this struggle between the North and South is distant in time, it is a period that is confusing and complex to understand. Your students will compete against one another as they answer questions about the people, places, and events of this War Between the States. Demonstrate your knowledge of the Civil War by scheduling So You Know the Civil War.


Categories used are determined by the grade level of your students and may include:
Before the War - events prior to the outbreak of the Civil War
Civil War Geography - famous places, boundaries, and geographical features of the Civil
War
Civil War Battles - famous places and battles of the Civil War
Civil War Leaders - famous civilian and military leaders of the Civil War (4th – 8th grade)
All About Abe - questions about Abraham Lincoln
State Status - defining what states were free or slave states or territories (4th – 6th grade)
Picture This - analyzing Civil War era photographs/visuals
A Soldier's Life - a day in the life of a soldier (4th – 6th grade)
Slavery - history of slavery, abolitionism and famous abolitionists (4th – 8th grade)
Timeline - organizing the events prior to, during, and after the Civil War (7th – 12th grade)
The Aftermath - events and legislation passed after the conclusion of the Civil War (7th – 12th grade)
Law of the Land - pre and post Civil War legislation (9th – 12th grade)
Women and the War - the role of women in the Civil War (9th – 12th grade)
So You Know - miscellaneous Civil War facts

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About This Program

Cost

By Request: $125.00


Invoices will be sent out after the program has been delivered.

Bulk program discounts are available. Contact our studio for more details.

Please allow up to 5 business days to have your program request processed.

Length

Approximately 45 minutes but can be shortened if necessary.


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent adults Public Library: Library Patrons

Minimum participants:

Minimum of 6 participants

Maximum participants:

We prefer groups of 35 or fewer participants but can make exceptions.


Primary Disciplines

Social Studies/History


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Zoom



Booking Information

We ask that program reservations be made at least 2 weeks in advance. Be sure to list an alternate date in your program request in the event that your requested date isn't available. Please allow up to 5 business days to have your request processed.

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Receive this program and 9 more for one low price when you purchase the CILC Virtual Expeditions package. Learn more

For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672

Provider's Cancellation Policy

We will not charge for programs canceled due to inclement weather. The full presentation fee will be charged to sites, which cancel with less than 24 hours notice.

About This Provider

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Ohio History Connection

Columbus, OH
United States

Virtual Learning Experiences from the Ohio History Connection offer an engaging, blended learning adventure that brings history to life for students, educators, and lifelong learners of all ages. Our award-winning, live and interactive programs can easily be accessed at your site with equipment you’re likely to already have. Join us as we use the tools of history to understand ourselves, each other, and the world around us through the lens of curiosity.

Our mission is to spark discovery of Ohio's stories, embrace the present, share the past and transform the future. Connecting people throughout the nation and the world to the stories of Ohio is a part of our daily work and is accomplished through educational efforts such as our distance learning programming. 

The Ohio History Connection inspires all learners to use the tools of history to understand ourselves and each other, to experience our world with curiosity, and to engage as change-makers in our communities.

As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization chartered in 1885, the Ohio History Connection and the State of Ohio have maintained a longtime public-private relationship whereby the Ohio History Connection carries out dozens of history services for Ohio and its citizens.

Contact:
Matt Schullek
dl@ohiohistory.org
614-298-2966

Program Details

Format

1. Categories, scoring, and rules of the game show are reviewed.
2. Round One - 10 - 15 minutes
3. Commercial Break
4. Round Two - 10 - 15 minutes
5. Commercial Break
6. Final Round
7. Closing comments

Objectives

After participating in this program, students will have a better understanding of the American Civil War, including topics such as the causes, consequences, geographic territories, history of slavery and abolition, associated legislation, role of women, and daily life of a soldier.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

Portions of the following content standards may be addressed over the course of the program...

National Standards
NCTE – ELA K-12.4 Students adjust their use of spoken, written, and visual language (e.g., conventions, style, vocabulary) to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences and for different purposes.
NCTE – ELA K-12.12 Students use spoken, written, and visual language to accomplish their own purposes (e.g., for learning, enjoyment, persuasion, and the exchange of information).

NCSS - SS.2 Time, Continuity, and Change
NCSS - SS.5 Individuals, Groups, and Institutions
NCSS - SS.6 Power, Authority, and Governance
NCSS - SS.8 Science, Technology, and Society

Common Core Standards
ELA CCSS: SL.3.1, SL.3.2, SL.3.3
ELA CCSS: SL.4.1, SL. 4.2, SL.4.3
ELA CCSS: SL.5.1, SL.5.2, SL.5.3
ELA CCSS: SL.6.1, SL.6.2, SL.6.3
ELA CCSS: SL.7.1, SL, 7.2, SL.7.3
ELA CCSS: SL.8.1, SL.8.2, SL.8.3
ELA CCSS: SL.9-10.1, SL.9-10.2, SL.9-10.3
ELA CCSS: SL.11-12.1, SL.11-12.2, SL.11-12.3

State Standards

Questions covering the following content standards may be asked over the course of the program...

Ohio Revised Standards – Social Studies
Grade Four
Theme: Ohio in the United States
Topic: Heritage
Content Statement 7: Sectional issues divided the United States after the War of 1812. Ohio played a key role in these issues, particularly with the anti-slavery movement and the Underground Railroad.

Grade Eight
Theme: U.S. Studies from 1492 to 1877L Exploration through Reconstruction
Topic: Civil War and Reconstruction
Content Statement 11: Disputes over the nature of federalism, complicated by economic developments in the United States, resulted in sectional issues, including slavery, which led to the American Civil War.
Content Statement 12: The Reconstruction period resulted in changes to the US Constitution, an affirmation of federal authority and lingering social and political differences.