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  • Mount Welby's residents view the burning of Washington during the summer of 1814.

    Students will identify and explain the principles of the United States government expressed in stories, symbols, poems, songs, and landmarks.

    Students will interpret fiction and non-fiction passages about people, places, and events related to the American political system.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Middle School: Sixth Grade through Eighth Grade
    Subjects:
    Literacy and Language Arts,Social Studies
  • Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine

    The War of 1812 - Baltimore's Role

    The Battle of Fort McHenry - Alfred Jacob Miller

    Students will read primary and secondary source documents to identify the actions of the citizens in the defense of Baltimore during the War of 1812.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Upper Elementary: Third Grade through Fifth Grade
    Subjects:
    Social Studies
  • students walking outside fort.

    In this teacher-led activity, the scavenger hunt functions as an interactive, self-guided fort tour for students. The student worksheet requires them to answer several questions as they visit various locations inside the fort.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Fifth Grade-Sixth Grade
    Subjects:
    Civil War, History, Military and Wartime History, Social Studies
    Keywords:
    Civil War, Scavenger hunt
  • Civil War soldiers around cannon

    This word search activity is designed to be used as a pre-visit activity before bringing your students to Fort Pulaski. Answers are included.


    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Seventh Grade-Eighth Grade
    Subjects:
    Civil War, History, Military and Wartime History, Social Studies
  • Civil War soldier demonstrating musket.

    This is a worksheet for students to do prior to their visit to Fort Pulaski. Answers are included.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Third Grade-Eighth Grade
    Subjects:
    Civil War, History, Military and Wartime History, Social Studies
    Keywords:
    Civil War, savannah, Georgia history, Forts
  • Civil War soldier talking with students.

    Students can review the history of Fort Pulaski while completing this crossword puzzle. It serves as a pre-visit activity before taking a field trip to Fort Pulaski. Answers are included.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Third Grade-Eighth Grade
    Subjects:
    Civil War, History, Military and Wartime History, Social Studies
    Keywords:
    Civil War, Forts, savannah, Georgia history
  • Teacher helping students next to cannon.

    This is a teacher-guided activity to be done on-site at the fort. Students will learn about the fort's construction and history. Plentiful photographs and a fort map will assist teachers in leading this tour through the fort.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Third Grade-Eighth Grade
    Subjects:
    History, Military and Wartime History, Social Studies
    Keywords:
    Civil War, savannah, Forts, Georgia history
  • Students working together at the fort.

    This is a teacher-led activity to be done on site at the fort. The scavenger hunt functions as an interactive, self-guided fort tour for students. The student worksheet requires them to answer several questions as they visit various locations inside the fort.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Second Grade-Fourth Grade
    Subjects:
    Civil War, History, Mathematics, Military and Wartime History, Social Studies
    Keywords:
    Civil War, Forts, savannah, Scavenger hunt
  • Blended photo showing modern fort and old battle damage.

    This is a teacher-led activity to be done on site at the fort. The teacher will lead a walk around the outside of the fort to show students dramatic battle damage from the Civil War battle, including projectiles that are still lodged in the brick walls. It also highlights the salt marsh ecology on Cockspur Island, and shows how human influence has repeatedly changed the island’s environment over time.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Third Grade-Eighth Grade
    Subjects:
    Biology: Animals, Biology: Plants, Civil War, Conservation, Ecology, Engineering, Environment, Geography, History, Landscapes, Military and Wartime History, Social Studies
    Keywords:
    Civil War, ecology, salt marsh, savannah, Forts
  • Students rolling mock rifle cartridges.

    Students can complete the spider acitivty as a pre-visit activity prior to making a field trip to Fort Pulaski. Answers are included.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Fourth Grade-Eighth Grade
    Subjects:
    Civil War, History, Military and Wartime History, Social Studies
    Keywords:
    Civil War, savannah, Forts, Georgia history
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