Signal Corps

Students examine the role of signal corps during the Civil War and explore the technique of 'wigwag.' In this Civil War lesson plan, students discuss the way they communicate long distance today, they research how a civil war soldier communicated long distance and examine the coded messages that were used during the Civil War. Students design and create signal corps flags and cipher discs.

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4th - 6th
Social Studies & History
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Lesson Plans
2 days
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