Women's Role in the Civil War, Smithsonian
This lesson plan uses the clothing of nurses, spies, and vivandieres to explain the roles of women in the War.
Women in the War, NPS
The National Park Service provides several short biographies of women active in the Civil War and asks students to put themselves in their shoes.
Time Zone X: Civil War Causes
BrainPop's game allows students to match Civil War events on a timeline along with milestones in the life of Mark Twain and Frederick Douglass.
The Time Trial of John Brown
Students can listen to John Brown explain his choices, and then judge him themselves.
Students will understand more about President Lincoln through his photos.
A House Divided: Civil War Photography
Lesson plan encouraging students to explore and empathize with Civil War photographs.
A House Divided: Reconstruction
This lesson plan has students use artwork to understand the Reconstruction period.