These cootie catchers/ fortune tellers are a great way for students to have fun while learning about the different historical figures, documents, and battles during the American Civil War. How to Play and Assembly Instructions are included.
We have found many projects and activities to help our middle school kids to learn more about the American Civil War. We love books, music, art, and of course history hands-on activities. Project ideas for tweens/teens.
Introduction activity: Use an old map from just before the Civil War started (West Virginia didn't exist). Don't alert students to the differences. Cut apart states and have students assemble like a puzzle. Life is Better Messy Anyway: