The Hospital - The Battle of Gettysburg and Its Ever Present Ghosts

The Hospital - The Battle of Gettysburg and Its Ever Present Ghosts
The Hospital - The Battle of Gettysburg and Its Ever Present Ghosts
The Hospital - The Battle of Gettysburg and Its Ever Present Ghosts
The Hospital - The Battle of Gettysburg and Its Ever Present Ghosts
The Hospital - The Battle of Gettysburg and Its Ever Present Ghosts
The Hospital - The Battle of Gettysburg and Its Ever Present Ghosts
The Hospital - The Battle of Gettysburg and Its Ever Present Ghosts
The Hospital - The Battle of Gettysburg and Its Ever Present Ghosts
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The Hospital - The Battle of Gettysburg and The Ghosts That Are Still There by Lonnie Dai Zovi

Students get supernatural thrills as they learn about the Civil War and the Battle of Gettysburg in a unique way. Two university professors, accustomed to proving everything that they learn and teach, are shaken when they unexpectedly witness a ghostly scene. In the basement of their building they are greeted by a frantic and bloody ghost surgeon and hear the screams of agony from the ghost soldiers awaiting or suffering from recent amputations and other necessary procedures.

The Hospital - The Battle of Gettysburg and Its Ever Present Ghosts is one of the stories in the U.S.History based True Ghost Stories That Teach - Historically Based Stories with Content Area Connections by Lonnie Dai Zovi. These six pages (4 full pages of reading, 2 of exercises) contain a high interest short story written at a 4 -5th grade reading level, but of interest to all students, 4th grade to GED or adult ESL or Citizenship students. (Intermediate level ESL, ELL reader) Besides enjoying the story (who doesn't love a good ghost story?), the students will learn, review, discuss, investigate, and write about:

1) The Civil War (War Between the States)
2) The Battle of Gettysburg
3) The idea of make - shift hospitals
4) Medical vocabulary and procedures
5) Words used both as nouns and verbs
6) Amputation

Other skills enhanced are:

1) Vocabulary improvement
2) Reading comprehension skills
3) Paragraph writing

All the stories in this collection capitalize on the students great interest in ghosts, and other weird phenomena. These stories take advantage of this interest by using the stories to:

Teach U.S. History
Practice reading
Improve comprehension
Expand vocabulary
Highlight or teach certain aspects of language
Make connections to other content areas
Stimulate discussions
Write interesting paragraphs or simple essays

To take full advantage of True Ghost Stories That Teach, the students should read the stories aloud, dramatizing and using voices and other sound effects (reader's theater). The stories have been designed for readers of all ages, as have the exercises. These exercise may be done together as a whole group, partners or individually.

To buy the “True” Ghosts Stories That Teach packets click on the links below:

"True" Ghost Stories That Teach Answer Booklet FREE

Elvis Has Left the Building (Las Vegas History) $3.00

I Don't Belong Here(Buffalo Soldiers) $3.00

Not Only The Swallows (California Missions) $3.00

Oh, Say, Can You See (History of the National Anthem) $3.00

.Peter's Space (History of Early New York) $3.00

Sailing Alone (Columbus's trips) $3.00

Still Working (Transcontinental Railroad and Chinese workers) $3.00

The Blushing Ghost (Lincoln) $3.00

The Final Salute (Pearl Harbor) $3.00

The Hospital (Gettysburg) $3.00

The River Ride (California Gold Rush) $ 3.00

The Sheriff's Curse (Salem's witch trials)
$3.00

The Torchman (War of 1812 and the White House)
$ 3.00

The Tunnel of Freedom (Underground railroad) $3.00

Together Again (Texas History, The Alamo) $3.00

**To buy all the “true” Ghost Stories That Teach BUNDLE click below

“True” Ghost Stories That Teach – Historically Based Stories With Content Area Connections (BUNDLE) $32 (Would cost $45 if bought separately)


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The Hospital - The Battle of Gettysburg and The Ghosts That Are Still There by Lonnie Dai Zovi is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.Based on a work at http://www.vibrantepress.com.Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at http://www.vibrantepress.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=48&products_id=46.
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