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Homer's Civil War Veteran: Battlefield to Wheat Field

Middle schoolers examine Civil War-themed artwork. In this visual arts instructional activity, students compare and contrast paintings by Winslow Homer and Timothy O'Sullivan. Middle schoolers analyze the symbolism in the artwork representing Civil War veterans and then read diary excerpts. Students role play or write about their impressions.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Visual & Performing Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
3 days
Instructional Strategy
Research
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