This is a three part assignment that allows students to explore different aspects of Civil War life
Part I (Song Analysis): Students will be able to listen to two different Civil War era songs (one from the North and one from the South) and answer some questions
Part II (Civil War Soldier Haversack activity): Students try to decide what they need to pack to survive during the Civil War. Encourage students to bring their backpacks and fill it with textbooks to see how much their Civil War backpack would weigh
Part III (Civil War Postcard): Students write a postcard home as if they are a Civil War soldier. Students need to include Civil War era slang in their postcard (37 slang terms provided). A postcard template is included.