The War of 1812 has gained more prominence recently as a result of its 200th anniversary. This activity will provide students with an in-depth understanding of the events of the war as well as the differing perspectives of the people involved.
Day One: Documentary (freely accessible from PBS)
Day Two : Discussion Preparation
Day Three: Discussion
The documentary is available for free on YouTube. Search, “PBS War of 1812 – history – documentary”
This has worked very well in my classes and I hope it works well for you too !