This quick-time movie gives your students an understanding of how historical figures of the Civil War crossed each others paths -all threaded together by a song.
The Battle Hymn Of The Republic takes your students back to the genesis of the song-and the genesis of the Civil War itself-and how this song came to frame the War as the cause to end slavery.
This ten-minute video features an original and authentic recording of the instrumental and sung version, the original song sheet, a scrolling historical description, scrolling lyrics, original Civil War photos of those involved and artifacts of the era.
It also has six fun bonus facts.
The 10-question Worksheet is comprehensive and attractive.
This Civil War lesson plan works well in tandem with other Civil War song videos offered here.
It is also well suited for studies of 19th century musical styles and music history.
The Battle Hymn Of The Republic is packed with multiple levels of discussion opportunities from the Civil War then - to Civil Rights, now.
If you want a glimpse of how it works-check out our preview!