We are pleased to provide you with teacher packets containing pre- and post-visit activities for your students. These packets will provide you with information about the Battle of Antietam and provide you with lessons and activities that supplement your study of the battle. Please feel free to utilize any of the material found in the packets to plan your visit or to enrich and reinforce the materials you present to your students in the classroom.
Teacher-Led Tour Materials:
On-Site Teacher Led Activities:
Here is a collection of "Scavenger Hunt" worksheets for students to complete when they visit the park:
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Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine
Soldier's writings will reveal the activities and living conditions at Fort McHenry during the Civil War.
- Lesson Plans
- Grade level:
- Ninth Grade - Twelfth Grade
- Civil War
- National/State Standards:
- American History, Social Studies
Did You Know?
Colonel Nelson Miles of the 64th New York Infantry was a volunteer officer at Antietam and was awarded the Medal of Honor for his bravery at Chancellorsville. After the Civil War he remained in the Army and by the Spanish American War in 1898 he was the Commanding General of the U.S. Army.