Elementary School Lesson Plan, "Antietam: Then and Now"
- Grade Level:
- Third Grade-Fourth Grade
- Civil War, History
- One Class Period
- Group Size:
- Up to 36 (6-12 breakout groups)
- National/State Standards:
- National Center for History in the Schools, UCLA, History Standards,
Standards for Grades K-4. Standard 1:Chronological Thinking, Standard
2:Historical Comprehension, Standard 3:Historical Analysis and
OverviewStudents will study historic photographs, sketches, and paintings of the battle and then compare them to modern photographs of the battlefield. They will then complete a worksheet that compares the battlefield then and now
Students will be able to:
-Distinguish between past, present, and future time.
-Explain change and continuity over time.
-Draw upon the visual data presented in photographs, paintings, and drawings.
-Analyze illustrations in historical stories.