ALEX Learning Activities
Title: The Civil War Today
Digital Tool: The Civil War Today app
Digital Tool Description: The Civil War Today app presents students with a daily history of the Civil War. Each day a new headline is featured displaying what was happening THAT DAY during the Civil War.
Title: Causes of the Civil War
Digital Tool: Xtranormal Video
Digital Tool Description: The Xtranormal video depicts a discussion about the causes of the U.S. Civil War between Barack Obama and Abraham Lincoln. Both presidents are represented by cartoon avatars that resemble each president. **Because the video is from YouTube, instructions for how to address potential school site Internet blockages are listed in the "Advanced Preparation" section of this page.