Grade 8: Reconstruction
Aligns to the TEKS Resource System, Unit 11, Reconstruction - Rebuilding the Union 1865-1877
With these resources, students will learn about the challenges of rebuilding a nation after the Civil War. They will also learn about the Reconstruction policies which resulted in economic and social changes, such as the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the Constitution that reshaped American citizenship and the lives of African Americans after the Civil War.
Each set includes the following instructional materials:
- Instructional Guide: Provides teachers guidance of how they may use the resources included in each text set.
- Graphic Cards: Supplements the books for students to explore the vocabulary, essential questions, and TEKS more deeply.
- Task Cards: Present questions or statements aligned to the ELAR TEKS for students to respond to the reading they have completed.
- Primary Source: Encourage students to seek better understanding through research.