ERIC Number: ED389649
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Petersburg National Battlefield: A Teacher's Resource Guide. First Edition.
National Park Service (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC.; Petersburg Public Schools, VA.
This resource guide focuses on teaching about the battle of Petersburg during the Civil War. The curriculum supplement has 46 activities, divided into elementary (grades 4-5), intermediate (grades 6-8), and secondary (grades 9-12). Activities can be adapted within various grade levels. The levels contain background information, pre-visit activities, field trip activities, and post-visit activities. Special sections focus on a tour guide for those teachers wishing to conduct a self-guided tour, key vocabulary terms of the various activities, and a bibliography that lists Civil War books by reading level. (EH)
Descriptors: Civil War (United States), Cultural Background, Cultural Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Heritage Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Local History, Social Studies, State History, Teaching Guides, United States History
Petersburg National Battlefield, National Park Service, P.O. Box 549, Petersburg, VA 23804.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Park Service (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC.; Petersburg Public Schools, VA.
Identifiers: Petersburg National Battlefield VA; Virginia (Petersburg)
Note: Illustrated by Thomas Dixon. The guide was developed through a joint effort with staff from Petersburg National Battlefield and Petersburg Public Schools.