ERIC Number: ED460911
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
The Fight for Equal Rights: Black Soldiers in the Civil War. Lesson Plan. Teaching with Documents Series.
National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC.
This lesson focuses on the black soldiers of the Civil War and Reconstruction. Students use primary source materials from the National Archives for classroom research. Students analyze featured documents, engage in creative writing, present oral reports and conduct further research on the topic of the black Civil War experience. The lesson is designed to be cross-curricular and help the classroom teacher with history, government, and language arts instruction. A brief essay for historical background is included along with numerous examples of archival material and suggestions for classroom use. (EH)
Descriptors: Black History, Black Studies, Civil Rights, Civil War (United States), Instructional Materials, Military Personnel, Primary Sources, Secondary Education, Social Studies, United States History
For full text: http://www.NARA.gov/Education/classroom.html.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC.