[Unit Theme Resources]

Below are links to various materials we've created to support students' work on the unit theme: Conflict and Change.


[Think Like a Geographer]

Here are links to Internet resources that can be used to support instruction of the “Think Like a Geographer” feature for this unit: How Were the North and South Different?

49th Indiana Volunteer Infantry 'Company F' Reenactment Unit
Read about the heroic soldiers of the 49h Infantry, including their role at Vicksburg and the efforts of today's reenactment unit to preserve their memory.
http://www.kiva.net/~bjohnson/49th.html
An Outline of American History (1990)
This chapter in the hypertext history From Revolution to Reconstruction highlights the growing tensions between North and South, leading to secession and the bloody Civil War.
http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/H/1990/chap5.htm

[Links for Citizenship]

Here are links to Internet resources that can be used to support instruction of the “Citizenship” feature for this unit: Can You Teach Others?

Teacher
The Bureau of Labor Statistics tells all about what it takes to become a teacher.
http://www.bls.gov/k12/help01.htm