This comprehensive civil war project follows BIE PBL guidelines. It includes teacher instructions, a student packet, and over 1200 Civil War images from the Library of Congress!
Course: US History - Grades 7-12
Common Core: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.W.3 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.W.4 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.W.5 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.W.6 CCSS.ELA- LITERACY.CCRA.W.7 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.W.8 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.W.9
Student role: Tell the story of an unnamed Civil War soldier on both sides of the war. The goal is to make a historical event personal and relevant. The challenge will be assuming the role of an unknown person. The students will write and perform narratives that will be shared with the entire class, school, and possibly, community. The beneficiary will be the student and his/her audience.
Products: Research Document, Civil War Soldier Information Sheet, Soldier Timeline, Soldier Map, Personal Narrative, and Digital Media Product.
- Research Skills - Civil War Content Knowledge -
- Writing - Presentation of Ideas -