Introduction If you have any old letters, bring a few you can read to the class. Read about two short letters you have received to your students. Inform them they are going to write their own letters.
Objectives As a result of completing this unit, students will be able to Charley Quinn, a former member of the New York City street gang the Bowery Boys, is determined to avenge the death of his older brother at the Battle of Gettysburg.
At age twelve Charley is too young to enlist as a soldier in the Union Army, but he sneaks onto a troop ship and becomes a drummer boy. His first battle—the Battle of the Wilderness in the Blue Ridge Mountains—is a far cry from his expectations, however.
His eagerness fades abruptly when he sees men dying all around him and even shoots one Confederate soldier himself. Charley "skedaddles" into the wilderness and is reluctantly taken in by a tough old mountain woman.
She does not trust him at first, and he must hide his identity from the mountain folk who would shoot him at the first sound of his northern accent.
Charley is plagued by shame over his desertion, but eventually he gets a chance to prove his courage both to Granny Bent and to himself. Based on a crucial naval battle that happened inthis book tells the story of Eben Tyne, age thirteen, a powder carrier aboard the Confederate vessel the Merrimack.
He participates in the ship's victorious attack on the Union blockade of Virginia's Norfolk Bay, and in the bloody and inglorious battle that follows. Jayhawker by Patricia Beatty Morrow, At age twelve, Elijah Tulley has an experience that he will never forget.
Radical abolitionist John Brown visits his home and blesses him and his sisters. Lije is forever committed to abolishing slavery, and he becomes even more passionate about the cause when his father is killed while attempting to free some slaves from a Missouri plantation. He becomes a spy for the Union Army, living with a band of bushwhackers and reporting their activities to his fellow abolitionists, or Jayhawkers.
The work is dangerous—he must earn the trust of hardened criminals such as Charley Quantrill, Jim Hickok, and Jesse James—but Lije draws on inner reserves of courage and cleverness to bring his mission to a successful conclusion.
Twelve-year-old Hannalee Reed works in a Georgia textile mill. When General Sherman's troops pass through her town, they burn the mill, round up all the mill workers, and send them to work in the North. Hannalee is separated from her younger brother and another friend, but she is determined to find them and return home.
She escapes from the Kentucky household where she is forced to work as a servant and sets off on a daring adventure that brings her face to face with the horrors of war.
Based on the true story of the displacement of Georgia mill workers, this book reveals a little-known aspect of the Civil War as it weaves a compelling and moving narrative around a strong female protagonist.
With Every Drop of Blood by James Lincoln Collier and Christopher Collier Delacorte Press, Fourteen-year-old Johnny promised his dying father that he would not go off to fight for the South but instead stay to take care of his family.
Secretly, however, Johnny hopes for a chance to avenge his father's death at the hands of the Yankees. When he hears about a supply convoy leaving for the Confederate capital of Richmond, Virginia, he decides to join in the effort.
Before the wagons get very far, Yankee soldiers attack it, and Johnny is shocked to find himself taking orders from a young African American soldier who takes him prisoner. As the boys gradually get to know each other, Johnny grudgingly begins to respect and like Cush.Teacher-created and classroom-tested lesson plans using primary sources from the Library of Congress.
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# Sample Lesson Plan English Primary School - Download as Word Doc .doc /.docx), PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online. SAMPLE LESSON PLAN. Each group is given a graphic organizer on classification of animals Each group should write the names of at least ten animals for each category of animals In groups pupils classify 4/4(2).
Five Little Ducks, (Raffi Songs to Read) illustrated by José Aruego and Ariane Dewey Find @ a library Five Little Ducks, Raffi Songs to Read is a really wonderful book and popular nursery rhyme and song to learn and practice numbers 1 to 5, subtraction concepts, and color recognition..
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Some traits for a strong person might include imagination (thinks about what to do; i.e. build a house) makes a plan (what do I need to build a house), works with others to get the house built.