Reconstruction 1865-1877 Georgia Performance Standards

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Garrison: Quick Look Lesson Plans for November 7-December 2 (9 school days)

Reconstruction 1865-1877

Georgia Performance Standards: SS5H1e, SS5H2a-b, SS5cg1c-d, SS5cg3b

  • Students should be able to compare different plans for rebuilding and reuniting the South after the Civil War.

  • Students should be able to describe how the Constitution changed to protect the rights of African Americans after the war.

Social Studies pages: Chapter 6 pp. 196-211

Vocabulary: Assassination Freedman’s Bureau Jim Crow laws Reconstruction Sharecropping Segregation
Essential Questions:

a. Describe the purpose of the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments. (Visual display)

b. Explain the work of the Freedmen’s Bureau. (Bubble map)

c. Explain how slavery was replaced by sharecropping and how African-Americans were prevented from exercising their newly won rights; include a discussion of Jim Crow laws and customs. (Essay)

d. Compare and contrast how some of the northerners, Lincoln, and the Radical Republicans wanted to rebuild and reunite the South after the Civil War. (Venn diagram)


  1. Unit resource page 53 (handout or online)

  2. Unit resource page 54 (handout)

  3. Video Quiz (in class)

  4. Web quest (handout and online)

  5. Mini poster on 13th, 14th, or 15th amendment (class and home)

  6. Create a bar graph showing farm values (page 203)

  7. Reader’s Theatre participation


16. Abraham Lincoln 1861-1865

17. Andrew Johnson 1865-1869

18. Ulysses Grant 1869-1877

19. Rutherford B. Hayes 1877-1881

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