Teaching Materials

We are pleased to provide you with both on-site and classroom teaching materials. These documents will provide you with information about the Battle of Antietam and provide you with lessons and activities that supplement your study of the battle.

Teacher-Led Tour Materials

"Antietam: People and Places" Self-guided Driving Tour Guide (pdf, 8.3 MB, 25 pages).

"Contradictions and Divided Loyalties: Slavery on the Antietam Battleground." Self-guided Driving Tour Guide (pdf, 2.5 MB, 10 pages).

Map for Auto Tour (pdf, 314 KB, 1 page).

Scavenger Hunt Worksheets

Visitor Center Museum Scavenger Hunt (pdf, 88 kb, 2 pages).

Answer Sheet for Visitor Center Museum Scavenger Hunt (pdf, 119 kb, 2 pages).

Scavenger Hunt (pdf, 501 KB, 3 pages).

Scavenger Hunt for Maryland Students (pdf, 843 KB, 4 pages).

Scavenger Hunt for Ohio Students (pdf, 1.3 MB, 4 pages).

Scavenger Hunt for Pennsylvania Students (pdf, 1.1 MB, 4 pages).

Scavenger Hunt for Virginia Students (pdf, 766 kb, 4 pages).

On-Site Teacher Led Activities

Mumma/Roulette Farm Education Trail Guide (pdf, 3.4 MB, 37 pages).

Mumma Cemetery Exploration Worksheet (pdf, 909 KB, 4 pages).

10 page "Interview a Monument" Worksheet and Background Materials (pdf, 760 KB).

Antietam National Cemetery Teacher Packet (pdf, 8 MB, 34 pages).

Antietam National Cemetery Student packet (pdf, 1.8 MB, 6 pages).

Teacher Packets (a collection classroom materials and worksheets)

Teacher Packet for Kindergarten-4th Grade (pdf, 8 MB, 50 pages).

Teacher Packet for 5th-8th Grade (pdf, 1.9 MB, 57 pages).

Teacher Packet for 9th-12th Grade (pdf, 1.7 MB, 52 pages).

You're the Gunner Math Activity (pdf, 174 KB, 2 pages).

Teaching with Historic Places Lesson Plan

War at Your Doorstep: The Story of the Mumma Family at the Battle of Antietam (pdf, 1.9 MB, 30 pages).

Primary Sources

Antietam: Letters and Diaries of Soldiers and Civilians

Audio-Visual Materials

Antietam PowerPoint Presentation (12 mb).

Watch a 6-minute YouTube Video where park rangers describe the battle.

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