The Civil War

CURRICULUM: America the Beautiful by Charlene Notgrass
Lesson 66: The Civil War
Lesson 67: An American Landmark: Gettysburg Battlefield and Cemetery
Lesson 68: An American Biography: Robert E. Lee, Gentleman from Virginia
Lesson 69: Daily Life: Women in the Civil War
Lesson 70: Daily Life: Two First Ladies

CURRICULUM: Figures in Motion: Famous Figures of the Civil War, by Cathy Diez-Luckie

READ ALOUD: Ghosts of the Civil War Paperback by Cheryl Harness
READ ALOUD:  Circle Unbroken by Margot Theis Raven
READ ALOUD: Two Miserable Presidents: The Amazing, Terrible, and Totally True Story of the Civil War by Steve Sheinkin
READ ALOUD:  The Last Brother by Trinka Hakes
READ ALOUD:  Red Legs by Ted Lewin
READ ALOUD:  The Battle of Gettysburg: Would You Lead the Fight?
READ ALOUD:  Would You Do What Lincoln Did?
READ ALOUD:  Voices of Gettysburg
READ ALOUD:  Pink & Say by Patricia Polacco
READ ALOUD:  B is for Battle Cry: A Civil War Alphabet
READ ALOUD: …If You Lived at the Time of the Civil War by Kay Moore
READ ALOUD:  You Wouldn’t Want to Be a Civil War Soldier
READ ALOUD:  Charlie Skeddadle
READ ALOUD: Billy and the Rebel by Deborah Hopkinson

CHAPTER BOOK: Red Badge of Courage by
CHAPTER BOOK: Across Five Aprils by
CHAPTER BOOK: Rifles for Watie by
CHAPTER BOOK: The Mostly True Adventures Of Homer P. Figg by Rodman Philbrick
CHAPTER BOOK: Rebel Hart by Edith Morris Hemingway (Folk Tale)

READ ALOUD:  Soldier’s Heart

READ ALOUD:  What was the Battle of Gettysburg? by Jim O’Conner
READ ALOUD:  Escape By Night: A Civil War Adventure by Laurie Myers
READ ALOUD:  Letters for Freedom: The Civil War by Douglas M. Rife
READ ALOUD:  Watcher in the Piney Woods (American Girl) by Elizabeth McDavid Jones
READ ALOUD:  The Riverboat Adventures Series by Lois Walfrid Johnson
READ ALOUD:  Boys of Wartime: Will at the Battle of Gettysburg
READ ALOUD:  The Boy’s War by Jim Murphy
READ ALOUD:  Lincoln’s Last Days by Bill O’Reilly
READ ALOUD: Civil War (Eyewitness Books) by John Stanchak
READ ALOUD: Mary Walker Wears the Pants: The True Story of the Doctor, Reformer, and Civil War Hero by Cheryl Harness
READ ALOUD: Soldier Song: A True Story of the Civil War by Debbie Levy
READ ALOUD: Last in a long line of rebels by Lisa Lewis Tyre

Civil War Submarines:
READ ALOUD: You Wouldn’t Want to be in the First Submarine!: An Undersea Expedition You’d Rather Avoid by Ian Graham
READ ALOUD: Civil War Sub: The Mystery of the Hunley by Kate Boehm Jerome
READ ALOUD: The Story Of The H.L. Hunley And Queenie’s Coin by Fran Hawk

At Sons of the South you can view the paper by week and year, or study specific battles.

Civil War Songs:
There are a lot of Civil War song albums on iTunes. These are not to miss ones though:
Battle Hymn of the Republic
When Johnny Comes Marching Home
The Southern Soldier Boy
Dixie Land
Goober Peas
The New York Volunteer
Johnny is My Darling
The Yellow Rose of Texas

Jennifer Hale

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