Contributor’s Name: Tiffany Rothermel
This is a two day field study. Students will go into their local community to study the Civil War on day one. One day two, they will visit Antietam National Battlefield. Student groups will be responsible for researching elements of the community and a Civil War landmark prior to the trip. They will present information to the class after the field study.
Geared Towards seventh,eighth
Curriculum: Curriculum – Field Studies,Curriculum – Social Studies
Tags: Civil War,Middle School,Social Studies
Kick off: Reflection on what you’re excited about, prior knowledge, and secret observation of another student for acknowledgement at closing.
Seminar Title: “The War of the Wall”
Group Initiative: Zoom/Re-Zoom
Project: Group presentation of pictures of landmark and element with explanation
Discussion Topics: How did the Civil War impact the community? Why is it important to understand this? How does it affect us now?
Outside Opportunity: Frederick Rescue Mission
Civil War,Middle School,Social Studies