Civil War, Dear Mother: A Civil War Soldier's Letter

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Civil War, Dear Mother A Civil War Soldier’s Letter

What was it like to be a young soldier in the Civil War? Explore the origins, sufferings, and aftermath of the Civil War through the writings of Aiken, a young soldier.

Letter writing was the main form of communication during the Civil War. Many soldiers, some as young as ten year’s old, from both the North and South, wrote letters home.

Informational text worksheets include: characters, plot, setting, character traits, themes, cause/effect, conflict/resolution, response to text, and summarizing. Based on an article about the Civil War, this 25 page packet includes an article, ready to print student worksheets with answers, a Dear Mother letter written from a young soldier, Civil War facts, Mason-Dixon Line activity, vocabulary sheet, Reconstruction Era facts, extension activities, related web sites and teacher instructions. A good resource for 5th through 10th grades.

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Author & Illustrator Michael Dooling

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25 pages
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