ERIC Number: ED467470
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Jan-7
Reference Count: N/A
Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine. Teacher's Guide.
This teacher's guide explores Fort McHenry and the British attack on Baltimore Harbor (Maryland) in 1814. The guide contains 11 lessons: (1) "Where in the World Is Baltimore?" (no handout-use classroom resources); (2) "Why Baltimore?" (Handout-Why Baltimore?); (3) "Now Where Do We Place the Fort?" (Handout-Map of Patapsco River/Baltimore Harbor); (4) "The Star Fort" (Handout-Diagram of Fort McHenry; Handout-The Star Fort); (5) "Defenders of Fort McHenry" (Handout-The Defenders); (6) "An African American Soldier Defends Fort McHenry" (Handout-A Black Soldier Defends Fort McHenry); (7) "Fort McHenry Measurements Today" (Handout-Fort McHenry Today: Wall Measurements); (8) "The Great Garrison Flag" (Handout-Great Garrison Flag); (9) "Francis Scott Key" (Handout-Francis Scott Key); (10) "The Star-Spangled Banner" (Handout-"Star-Spangled Banner"); and (11) "History of Fort McHenry" (Handout-History of Fort McHenry). An extensive bibliography contains references about the flag, Francis Scott Key, and the War of 1812. A teacher's guide evaluation sheet also is attached. (BT)
Descriptors: Built Environment, Heritage Education, Historic Sites, Middle Schools, Primary Sources, Social Studies, Student Educational Objectives, Student Research, Teaching Guides, United States History
United States Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Fort McHenry National Monument & Historic Shrine, Baltimore, MD 21230-5393. For full text: http://www.nps.gov/fomc/tguide/Contents.htm/.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Park Service (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: Maryland (Baltimore)