Total War: Sherman's March primary sources investigation stations

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--Student-led -- Primary source stations -- Common Core-based -- Ready to print and use --

This student-led station activity teaches students about Sherman's March and the concept of Total War through the use of primary source documents. Students participate in three stations.

Before station 1, students read about the appointment of Ulysses Grant, and the concept of Total War. A reading is provided to introduce students to this change in leadership and strategy that occurred as the Civil War neared an end.

At station 1, students learn about the effects of the the march on the people of the South through the use of an edited primary source document.

At station 2, students see the march from the perspective of Union soldiers by reading the lyrics of a popular song of the period. A link to listen to the song on Youtube is provided.

At station 3, students see the march from the perspective of Union leaders in a primary source letter from Sherman to Grant.

Provided are student worksheets, a reading to introduce Total War and Sherman's March and corresponding notes, and primary source readings, edited for students grade 8 and above. Students will enjoy this student-directed station activity.

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Total War: Sherman's March primary source stations

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8
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Teaching Duration
90 Minutes

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