Standard 5: Crisis of the Union: Civil War and Reconstruction in Florida

General Information
Number: SS.4.A.5
Title: Crisis of the Union: Civil War and Reconstruction in Florida
Type: Standard
Subject: Social Studies
Grade: 4
Strand: American History

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Independent

SS.4.A.5.In.a
Identify that Florida was considered a slave state (South) and battles were fought in Florida during the Civil War.
SS.4.A.5.In.b
Recognize that during Reconstruction, freed slaves in Florida got jobs and homes by working for landowners who needed workers (sharecropping).

Supported

SS.4.A.5.Su.a
Recognize that Florida was considered a slave state (South) and battles were fought in Florida during the Civil War.
SS.4.A.5.Su.b
Recognize that during Reconstruction, Florida’s freed slaves needed jobs and landowners needed workers.

Participatory

SS.4.A.5.Pa.a
Recognize that battles were fought in Florida in the Civil War.
SS.4.A.5.Pa.b
Recognize ways different groups of people work together.

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Florida in the Civil War: Risking Their Lives for Salt:

With the seemingly limitless supply of salt available to us today, it is hard to imagine the hardship imposed by its lack. The Confederate army's meat supply was preserved with salt. With the Union blockade in place, the Confederate states turned to local sources for this important mineral. Salt production became a crucial endeavor for citizens of Florida. In this lesson students will compare Confederate and Union perspectives of the salt works using an illustration, a letter and an excerpt from a memoir.

Type: Lesson Plan

Discovering Florida's Past with A Land Remembered (Lesson 2 in a Series):

Students will go on adventures with the MacIvey family as they work cooperatively to summarize a text.

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