The Civil War, a war we need to study. A war that was necessary. A war that set a whole new precedent.
I taught this to the kids. If your kids are older, they can do this on their own.
Before you start:
Print the Jr Ranger Book: Sumter JR Ranger Final
Print the brochures
and send for the Fort Sumter map via email
Jr Ranger book: Historical Dates and People and Sumter’s Structure
Jr. Ranger Book: Civil War Cannons and Match That Projectile
Read Pamphlet: How Does A Cannon Work
Jr Ranger Book: Draw The Palmetto Guard Flag and Flags Are Patriotic Symbols
Read pamphlet: Flags Of Fort Sumter
Jr Ranger Book: Antebellum Culture
Watch Video (Poorer quality but interesting)
Jr. Ranger Book: Liberty Square Word Hunt
Write thank you note to the Rangers and mail in the Jr Ranger Books
Other helpful material I am using