Educator's Guide: Social Studies: Design-a-Fort Activity Cards

Material

BRICK TIMBER SOIL

TIMBER

& SOIL

CONCRETE

FREE

CHOICE

Terrain

OPEN

FIELD

FOREST SWAMP
HILLS

RIVER

BOTTOM

FREE

CHOICE

Shape

CIRCLE

REDOUBT


4 sided

REDAN


3 sided

LUNETTE


crescent

FREE

STYLE

Obstacles

ABATIS

RIFLE

PITS

CANNON
PARAPET MINES

FREE

CHOICE

Purpose

Survive Infantry Attack
Survive Calvary Attack
Survive Naval Bombardment
Survive Artillery Shelling
Survive a Siege

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