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This writing assignment is designed to allow students to write a letter about the Siege of Yorktown in a fun and creative way.
Students will use the following websites to gather information about the Siege of Yorktown:
Yorktown National Park Service
Battle of Yorktown Video
The two websites are very student friendly. The student handout will guide students through the process of writing the letter about the siege of Yorktown. The letter uses creative writing by allowing students to take the role of an American or British soldier at Yorktown during the siege. A grading rubric is included for the teacher.