One of the best Civil War movies. Students love it and it helps teach them about the Civil War and the impact that African Americans had on the war. 17 factual and discussion questions are included about the movie along with an answer key. Also included is a primary source written by a member of the 54th to President Lincoln about equal pay for troops. 9 questions and answer key go along with the primary source. Movie notes that highlight the important points of the movie are also included.
Use the movie and the primary source and you have the following common core standard covered:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8.7 Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts