Lesson Plans
Social Studies 8 4th Q 05.06 Lesson Plans
Week: 05/01/2006 Instructor: Mary Jo Hendrickson Academics
Students will read 456-461

Why do regional difference make national problems difficult to resolve?
What role did slaves play in the country prior to the Civil War?
Review the causes that lead to secession: Wilmot Proviso, Compromise of 1850, Read a slave story

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Continue the regional differences:

Students are to read 462-465
Discuss Causes that led: Kansas-Nebraska act and the election of 1860
Discuss the Fugitive Slave Act—why did Southerners feel is was justified
and read a selection from “Uncle Tom’s Cabin”—why did white Southerners resent this?Assignments are due

Sequence the events to get an accurate picture of what what happening

Who is John Brown
What was “Bleeding Kansas”
What took place in Congress that showed a division?
Who was John Brown

Read slave story

Map activity of slave vs. free states—due in two class periods

Read 466-470

Issue is slavery. What was the disagreement over it and how did it lead to the formation of a new political party

Read slave stories

What are the differences in the Republican and Democratic party (web)
How did this influence the election of 1856
How did this influence the Supreme Court case of Dred Scott?