Civil War - Recreating "Scott's Great Snake" - Anaconda Plan

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Civil War - Recreating "Scott's Great Snake." J.B. Elliott's cartoon map is one of the most recognized paintings of the Civil War era. This recreation will be a great addition to your lesson on the Civil War, Winfield Scott, and/or the North and South. This iconic image will be recreated by some of your students square by square from the grid that has been laid out over Elliott's cartoon map and then displayed as a huge mosaic on the wall.

I have many students who enjoy drawing and art-related challenges and I'm sure you do too. This image gets printed out square by square, cut, and taped to the wall. Students then voluntarily choose which section from the 30 squares of the image they'd like to recreate (it is fun to have teachers participate too!). Even students who don't feel they are great at drawing want to participate by choosing a square that doesn't have a lot of detail. When they show me their completed image I have them cut it out and tape it to the wall in a grid I made of tape.

CHECK OUT THE PREVIEW FOR SOME STUDENT EXAMPLES FROM MY BOSTON MASSACRE RECREATION

I have been amazed at how many students volunteered that I've decided to create a whole series of historic images for students to try and recreate so stay tuned for more!

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Everything gets printed on standard 8.5" x 11" paper

1 - Full-size image in grid
1 - 30 numbered squares on image to choose from
1 - Grid
1 - Set of printing instructions
30 - Sections for students to draw (with corresponding number on the back - so 60 total pages, but 30 back-to-back)

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EARLY AMERICAN HISTORY THROUGH THE 1800’S
"Embarkation of the Pilgrims"
"Pocahontas Saves John Smith"
"Baptism of Pocahontas"
"King George III in Coronation Robes"
"The Bloody Massacre"
"Bostonians Paying the Excise Man"
"First Continental Congress"
"Declaration of Independence"
"Spirit of ‘76"
"Surrender of Lord Cornwallis"
"Washington Crossing the Delaware"
"Signing of the Constitution"
"Washington’s Inauguration"
"The Whiskey Rebellion"
"Bombardment of Fort McHenry"
"John Brown – Tragic Prelude"
"Bombardment of Fort Sumter"
"Storming of Fort Wagner – Massachusetts 54th"
"Custer’s Last Stand"

WESTWARD EXPANSION
"American Progress"
"California Gold Rush"
"Lewis & Clark at the Three Forks"

PROGRESSIVE ERA
"A Lesson for Anti-Expansionists"
"It’s a Nauseating Job, but It Must be Done"
"Next! – Standard Oil"
"The President’s Dream of a Successful Hunt"
"The World’s Constable"
"Welcome to the Land of Freedom"

WWI
"Rosie the Riveter"
"Uncle Sam – I Want You"

FAMOUS WORKS OF ART
"American Gothic"
"Café Terrace at Night"
"Mona Lisa"
"Starry Night"
"A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte"
"The Scream"

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Veterans Day Caricatures

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Civil War - Recreating "Scott's Great Snake" - Anaconda Plan
Civil War - Recreating "Scott's Great Snake" - Anaconda Plan
Civil War - Recreating "Scott's Great Snake" - Anaconda Plan
Civil War - Recreating "Scott's Great Snake" - Anaconda Plan