Civil War Internet Research Project
There are many positives associated with completing
a. Students are
exposed to a shorter research project that can serve as a scaffold to later research projects.
Rather than simply asking students to research on a large scale, they might be better served if we start small and
gradually work our way up to the large-scale research project.
b. This research project
on the Civil War highlights lesser-known aspects of the Civil War – the role of minorities, and the human toll of the
This research project requires the student to use technology. They must look online for their research, but when discussing their research they
must post their information on the class bulletin board. In addition, they need
to respond to TWO classmates and their research in a positive manner.