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Civil War Diaries

Fifth graders examine excerpts from a diary of a Confederate soldier and his experiences in a Union prison camp. After receiving character cards, they write diary entries from the perspectives of their Civil War identity. As an extension, 5th graders may create scripts for a Reader's Theater presentation.

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Resource Details

Grade
5th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 days
Instructional Strategies
Project-Based Learning
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