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American Civil War Seminar/History: Battles of the Civil War & Crazy Facial Hair

Class
Michael Scott Gullett
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(138)
In this 1 time 80 minute class, we will use Seminar (Socratic Method) to discuss, examine, and analysis the history of the major battle of the Civil War (from Fort Sumter to the Appomattox Court House) & for fun rank the crazy facial hair.

Class experience

US Grade 8 - 11
The Civil War class will examine the history of the major battles from the bombardment of Fort Sumter (1861) to the final surrender of General Robert E. Lee to General Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House (1865). The class will use primary documents (photographs, pictures, maps, and battle ground tours) with a history presentation (which all students will get at the end of the class) to discuss through the seminar method the strategies of each side during major battles. The seminar discussion in our class will examine who had the better ground, some military philosophy for the time period, military technologies of both sides, and the what if's of history in analyzing which side won certain battles. The class will finish in the last ten minutes with a review activity that helps memorize who won certain battles as well as rank the different leaders facial war through a creative and fun ranking system (polling within our Zoom). 

Civil War Battles:
Fort Sumter-1861
Battle of Bull Run/First Battle of Manassas-1861
Battle of Shiloh-1862
Battle of Seven Pines-1862
Battle of Second Bull Run/Second Battle of Manassas-1862
Battle of Antietam-1862
Battle of Fredericksburg-1862
Siege of Vicksburg-1863
Battle of Gettysburg-1863
Battle of Fort Wagner (First and Second)-1863
Battle of Chattanooga-1865
Battle of Atlanta-1864
Sherman's March to the Sea-1864
Appomattox Court House-1865
I have an American History and Secondary Education BA from the University of Northern Colorado with 17 years plus teaching American History. The primary documents (pictures) will not have graphic images of the war, and all topics will presented as well as discussed in a professional - historical manner. 
Homework Offered
Assessments Offered
Seminar (Socratic Method) Discussion and the Review Memory of Battle and a Creative/Fun Ranking of Facial Hair to Associate Generals and Battles. Informal and formal assessment approach.
Grades Offered
 1 file available upon enrollment
Civil War Presentation will be provided after class. Feel free to download the Civil War Leaders Facial Hair Judging Learning Activity. Please feel free to take notes.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
I have an American History and Secondary Education BA from the University of Northern Colorado with 17 years plus teaching American History. The primary documents (pictures) will not have graphic images of the war, and all topics will presented as well as discussed in a professional - historical manner. 
Alan Brinkely Unfinished Nation. National Parks - from Battle Fields I have Visited. PBS American Experience Civil War Timeline. 
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(138)
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My name is Michael S. Gullett. However, all my students call me Mr. G! I have 16 years of being a teacher and a principal... 
Group Class

$18

per class
Meets once
80 min

Completed by 7 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 13-18
1-18 learners per class

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