Here are some lesson plans that may prove useful for your classroom experience. (You may need to have Adobe Acrobat to open.)

Civil War Weapons (Large 532KB PDF)

Where Were Forts Built?( Large 508KB PDF)

Civil War Ironclads (Large 594KB PDF)

Traveling Artist (Large 561KB PDF)

Underground Railroad to Freedom (Large 659 KB PDF)

Civil War People and Places (Large 616KB PDF)

Museum Activity 4th Grade (PDF File)

Museum Activity 8th Grade (PDF File)

(The park's museum/ exhibit room is scheduled to be closed in the summer of 2013 for the installation of new exhibits. At that time we'll have some new activities available for these new exhibits.)

32-pounder cannon at Fort Donelson
32-pounder cannon at the Lower River Battery, Fort Donelson National Battlefield


Here are some curriculum aids for elementary, middle, and high school classrooms, developed by our partners at the Civil War Trust.


Last updated: April 14, 2015

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