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Program Flyer: So You Know the Civil War?

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Content Provider   The Creative Learning Factory at the Ohio Historical Society  2009-10 Honorable Mention, 2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13 Honorable Mention
Contact Information   Matt Schullek
dl@creativelearningfactory.org
800 E. 17th Ave.
Columbus, OH  43211
United States
Phone: (800) 640-7679
Fax: (614) 298-2963
Program Type   Individual Program
Program Rating      based on 15 evaluation(s).
Target Audience   Education: Grade(s): 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, adults, Public Library: Library Patrons
Maximum Number of Participants   We prefer groups of 35 or fewer participants but can make exceptions.
Minimum Number of Participants   Minimum of 6 participants
Primary Disciplines   Social Studies/History
Video Clip  
Program Description   No other period in our nation's history has captured our interest more than the events of 1861 through 1865. Although this struggle is distant in time, it is a period that is confusing and complex to understand. As we observe the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, test your knowledge of the causes, conflicts, and consequences of this era by scheduling So You Know the Civil War
Your students will compete against one another in our So You Know game show series as they answer questions about the people, places, and events of this War Between the States. Demonstrate your knowledge of the Civil War by scheduling So You Know the Civil War.


Categories used are determined by the grade level of your students and may include:
Before the War - events prior to the outbreak of the Civil War
Civil War Geography - famous places, boundaries, and geographical features of the Civil
War
Civil War Battles - famous places and battles of the Civil War
Civil War Leaders - famous civilian and military leaders of the Civil War (4th – 8th grade)
All About Abe - questions about Abraham Lincoln
State Status - defining what states were free or slave states or territories (4th – 6th grade)
Picture This - analyzing Civil War era photographs/visuals
A Soldier's Life - a day in the life of a soldier (4th – 6th grade)
Slavery - history of slavery, abolitionism and famous abolitionists (4th – 8th grade)
Timeline - organizing the events prior to, during, and after the Civil War (7th – 12th grade)
The Aftermath - events and legislation passed after the conclusion of the Civil War (7th – 12th grade)
Law of the Land - pre and post Civil War legislation (9th – 12th grade)
Women and the War - the role of women in the Civil War (9th – 12th grade)
So You Know - miscellaneous Civil War facts
Program Format   1. Categories, scoring, and rules of the game show are reviewed.
2. Round One - 10 - 15 minutes
3. Commercial Break
4. Round Two - 10 - 15 minutes
5. Commercial Break
6. Final Round
7. Closing comments
Objectives   After participating in this program, students will have a better understanding of the American Civil War, including topics such as the causes, consequences, geographic territories, history of slavery and abolition, associated legislation, role of women, and daily life of a soldier.
National/Common Core Standards to which this program aligns   Questions covering the following content standards may be asked over the course of the program...

National Standards
NCTE – ELA K-12.4 Students adjust their use of spoken, written, and visual language (e.g., conventions, style, vocabulary) to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences and for different purposes.
NCTE – ELA K-12.12 Students use spoken, written, and visual language to accomplish their own purposes (e.g., for learning, enjoyment, persuasion, and the exchange of information).

NCSS - SS.2 Time, Continuity, and Change
NCSS - SS.5 Individuals, Groups, and Institutions
NCSS - SS.6 Power, Authority, and Governance
NCSS - SS.8 Science, Technology, and Society

Common Core Standards
ELA CCSS: SL.3.1, SL.3.2, SL.3.3
ELA CCSS: SL.4.1, SL. 4.2, SL.4.3
ELA CCSS: SL.5.1, SL.5.2, SL.5.3
ELA CCSS: SL.6.1, SL.6.2, SL.6.3
ELA CCSS: SL.7.1, SL, 7.2, SL.7.3
ELA CCSS: SL.8.1, SL.8.2, SL.8.3
ELA CCSS: SL.9-10.1, SL.9-10.2, SL.9-10.3
ELA CCSS: SL.11-12.1, SL.11-12.2, SL.11-12.3
State/Regional Standards to which this program aligns   Questions covering the following content standards may be asked over the course of the program...

Ohio Revised Standards – Social Studies
Grade Four
Theme: Ohio in the United States
Topic: Heritage
Content Statement 7: Sectional issues divided the United States after the War of 1812. Ohio played a key role in these issues, particularly with the anti-slavery movement and the Underground Railroad.

Grade Eight
Theme: U.S. Studies from 1492 to 1877L Exploration through Reconstruction
Topic: Civil War and Reconstruction
Content Statement 11: Disputes over the nature of federalism, complicated by economic developments in the United States, resulted in sectional issues, including slavery, which led to the American Civil War.
Content Statement 12: The Reconstruction period resulted in changes to the US Constitution, an affirmation of federal authority and lingering social and political differences.
Program Length   Approximately 45 minutes but can be shortened if necessary.
By Request   This program is available by request ONLY
Date/Time Notes   We ask that program reservations be made at least 2 weeks in advance. Be sure to list an alternate date in your program request in the event that your requested date isn't available. Please allow up to 5 business days to have your request processed.
Program Cost   By Request Cost: $150.00
Program Fee Notes   Book two or more of our game shows and we'll automatically take $50 off your total program cost.

Bulk program discounts are available. Contact our studio for more details.

Please allow up to 5 business days to have your program request processed.
Cancellation Policy   We will not charge for programs canceled due to inclement weather. The full presentation fee will be charged to sites, which cancel with less than 24 hours notice.
Is recording allowed?   No
Program Delivery Mode(s)   Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Skype, iChat, FieldTripZoom, Vidyo, Movi/Jabber, Blue Jeans, etc...)
Minimum Technology Specifications for sites connecting to this provider   For H.323 video conferencing systems (Polycom, Tandberg, Cisco, LifeSize), groups should dial into us directly via IP connections or through a bridging agent, at an ideal connection speed of at least 384 kbps.

Our programming is now also available to groups who do not have access to video conferencing equipment through the download of free desktop video conferencing software. This software and access to our programming is available to you at no additional cost. Software download and configuration instructions will be sent out once we have received your program request form.

We require a test call be scheduled with us at least two days prior to the date of your presentation in order to verify that we can maintain an acceptable connection between our sites.

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