Lesson Plan

Pre-visit Teacher Backgrounder

Aerial view of Fort Pulaski.

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Grade Level:
Kindergarten-Twelfth Grade
Subject:
Civil War, History, Science and Technology
Duration:
10 minutes
Group Size:
Up to 36
Setting:
classroom
Keywords:
Civil War, savannah, Forts

Overview

Standing guard at the mouth of the Savannah River, Fort Pulaski was the gateway to Savannah. This document provides a quick overview of the fort's history and important role during the Civil War.

Objective(s)

After reading the teacher backgrounder, the teacher will:
1) understand the basic history of Fort Pulaski.
2) be able to relate the story of Fort Pulaski to the students.

Background

Background information is available in two formats: bullet format and timeline format.

Procedure