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  • Student's explore items soldier's used daily.

    Students decide if they would have joined the American Continental army. They hear the promises made by the recruting sergeant,  they examine the winter "housing."  Student explore replica accoutrements, clothing and equipment.

    Type:
    Field Trips
    Grade level:
    Fourth Grade-Sixth Grade
    Subjects:
    Colonial History, History, Revolutionary War, Social Studies
    National/State Standards:
    New Jersey Core Standards:  CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL4.4, SL.5.4, SL.6.4; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.4, RH.6-8.8, RH.6-8.9.  United States History Content Standards 5-12: Era 3- 2C, 3.
  • A girl standing in front of wooden barracks plays with a cup and ball toy.

    There were children at Fort Stanwix during the American Revolution? Hands-on learning stations will introduce students to the lives of the children who followed their soldier fathers during the war. Students will pack their bag to travel with the Continental Army to Fort Stanwix and learn about the clothing and personal items of boys and girls in the 18th C.

    Type:
    Field Trips
    Grade level:
    Kindergarten-Second Grade
    Subjects:
    Family Life, Revolutionary War, Social Studies
    National/State Standards:
    New York State Social Studies Core Curriculum
    Common Core: SL.K.1a-b; SL.1.1a-c; SL.2.1a-c; L.K.1d; L.1.1e, L.2.1d
    Keywords:
    Home, Family, fort, Fort Stanwix, children
  • Student's explore soldiers winter quarters.

    Students take on the personalities of soldiers and civilians based on primary documents. They read their characters claims, complaints and compliments and the entire group will decide the appropriate punishment, or reward, based on the evidence presented.

    Type:
    Field Trips
    Grade level:
    Sixth Grade-Eighth Grade
    Subjects:
    Colonial History, History, Revolutionary War, Social Studies
    National/State Standards:
    New Jersey Core Standards:  CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.6.4; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.4, RH.6-8.8, RH.6-8.9.  United States History Content Standards 5-12: Era 3- 2C, 3.

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