Word Wall the Civil War terms Vocabulary Practice and Strategies


Social Studies – History, U.S. History, Other (Social Studies – History)
Grade Levels
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Resource Type
Activities, Word Walls, Posters
File Type
Zip (48 MB|54 pages)


Products Included in This Bundle:


Help your students build and retain key vocabulary terms with a visually appealing word wall. This resource includes 38 word wall terms related to the Civil War, vocabulary review strategies, and a review puzzle to support your students’ learning. You can view more in the preview here.

The following terms are included – Abraham Lincoln, Amputation, the Anaconda Plan, The Battle of Antietam, Appomattox Courthouse, The 1st Battle of Bull Run, Blockade, Border States, Confederacy, Conscription, Contraband, Copperheads, Draft Riots, the Emancipation Proclamation, Ford’s Theatre, Fort Sumter, George McClellan, The Battle of Gettysburg, the Gettysburg Address, Inflection, Ironclad, Jefferson Davis, John Wilkes Booth, the Massachusetts 54th, Pickett’s Charge, Rebels, Richmond, Robert E. Lee, Secede, Stonewall Jackson, U.S.S. Merrimack, U.S.S. Monitor, Ulysses S. Grant, Union, The Battle of Vicksburg, William T. Sherman, Winfield Scott, Yankee

Included in this resource:

  • 38 word wall terms that are specifically correlated with my Civil War unit bundle. The definitions are written to access students at the middle school level. (PowerPoint – editable and PDF – not editable)
  • vocabulary review puzzle for students to complete cooperatively or as a full class (PowerPoint, PDF and a Google Slides link)
  • Strategies for implementation
  • The list of vocabulary terms utilized in both resources (PowerPoint, PDF and a Google Slides link)

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