Traveling Trunk

Battlefield in a Box

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Designed for one, three, or five-hour lessons, the trunk included a teacher's guide and read along book.  it involves a role-playing activity that encourages group discussions on ethical issues, and has been field tested by teachers and students.

Through the use of this trunk students will learn about:

* The primary events that comprised the Battle of Monocacy, including significant events that preceded and followed it.

* How individual experiences of civilians and soldiers of all ranks provide meaningful insight into the Battle of Monocacy.

* How the battle affected the local community.

Jubal Early's 1864 campaign into Maryland and how the Battle of Monocacy became the only Confederate victory on Union soil.

Borrowing Instructions

 To reserve the trunk call 301-662-3515.

Please note:  This trunk has two parts and requires a van or station wagon for safe transport.  It is the teacher's responsibility to pick-up and return the trunk.  due to the size/weight of the components, we are unable to ship this "traveling trunk."

Details

Grade Levels:
Fifth Grade-Eighth Grade
Subject:
Civil War
type:
Traveling Trunk