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The Life of a Civil War Soldier - Trunk Manual

Lessons and activities in this manual are directed at seventh and eighth  grade students, although the information and materials in the trunk can be adapted for use with other ages.

Introduction

Standards

Section 1: Historical Thinking Activities

  • Lesson 1a: Introduction to Reading Historical Documents
  • Lesson 1b: Introduction to Analyzing Objects
  • Lesson 1c: History Mystery: What is it?

Section 2: Living in a Material World: The Life of a Civil War Soldier Through Artifacts

  • Lesson 2a: Reading an Artifact
  • Lesson 2b: Sounds of the Past
  • Lesson 2c: Translations in Time

Section 3: Eyewitness to War: The Life of a Civil War Soldier Through Documents

Section 4: Read Kansas! lessons

CD: The Life of a Civil War Soldier

 

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