- c. Game Activity: “The Civil War” reconstruction card game (15 minutes)
Questions on the game cards:
Divide the class into groups of 4 students.
Provide each group with a copy of the game cards and instructions on how to play (3 students draw cards in turn and answer questions. One student is the game master with answer sheet, if the answer is correct the student keeps the card. If the answer is incorrect the student gives all the cards they have back to the game master, the winner is the student with the largest number of cards).
Allow students to play the game for 10 minutes, pausing to answer questions and discuss key concepts as needed.
After the game is finished, debrief with the class and discuss any important takeaways from the activity.