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The Battle of Gettysburg

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
An engaging video details the Battle of Gettysburg. Civil War reenactors roleplay the confederacy and union fighting each other while President Lincoln monitors the situation. A narrator and several interviews share the dramatic...
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Journey to Gettysburg

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners use latitude and longitude to map the path of the Battle of Gettysburg.
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Civil War Trust Animated Map: Gettysburg

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The poignant words of Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address echoed over the dedication of a battlefield to the fallen soldiers, who paid the ultimate price for the victory. High schoolers watch the pivotal moment in an informative and...
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Choices and Commitments: The Soldiers at Gettysburg

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Young scholars investigate the Gettysburg Campaign and the major actions for each day of the battle. They read primary source documents, write a diary entry, analyze the Gettysburg Address, and write a persuasive speech regarding an...
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Strategies and Battles

For Students 7th Standards
Was it the War against Northern Aggression or the War to Unify the Union? Scholars investigate the key battles and strategies of the American Civil War to determine just why the North was victorious in the end.
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Civil War 360: Gettysburg

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Step into one of the most iconic battlefields of the American Civil War with an educational interactive resource. Young historians learn about key moments, locations, soldiers, and turning points in the battle with a clickable map and...
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"Gettysburg": Soldier Motivation in 1863

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders watch and discuss various clips from the movie "Gettysburg". Using the video, they identify the main motivation for the Union and Confederate soldiers. They describe how soldiers motivation changed from 1861 and 1863.
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Battle of Gettysburg

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars explore the battle of Gettysburg. In this Gettysburg lesson plan, students investigate the events of the battle of Gettysburg. Resources are included.
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Gettysburg Address: Abraham Lincoln's Greatest Speech

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
New ReviewMost Americans have heard of the Gettysburg Address, but may not know what it means and why is it so important. Following guidance and scaffolded prompts, scholars analyze the short document that left an undeniable impact on the American...
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American Civil War History - Part 2/3

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A quiet, serene town in Pennsylvania became the setting for an integral battle in the Civil War. The Battle of Gettysburg, Lee's second invasion of the North, failed to secure ground for the Confederacy. This video, part two in a series,...
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Reporting from the Front Lines

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students examine the battle of Gettysburg as they write news articles. In this Battle of Gettysburg lesson plan, students become familiar with the job of the news reporter as they report on the events of the Battle of Gettysburg as they...
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On This Day: Gettysburg Address

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
The Gettysburg Address was a short speech—only about two minutes in length—but its reach has been long. Video segments from a panel of scholars, an historian talking about the printing of the speech, a re-enactment of the speech, and a...
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Battle of Gettysburg

For Students 5th - 11th
On July 1, 1863 the Army of Northern Virginia, under the command of General Robert E. Lee met the Army of the Potomac, under the leadership of Major General George Meade. Considered the turning point of the war, the Battle of Gettysburg...
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Reporters at Gettysburg A WebQuest

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars create newsletters about the Battle of Gettysburg. In this Civil War lesson, students create a webquest based on the battle. Young scholars use the information and sources to create a Gettysburg newsletter.
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Gettysburg: The Civil War's Costliest Battle

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students research the Civil War and the Battle of Gettysburg. In this Gettysburg lesson, students analyze journals and letters written by the Gettysburg soldiers. Students define Civil War soldier vocabulary words. Students compare and...
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Geology and the Battle of Gettysburg

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars create geologic maps of the Gettysburg battlefield. In this geologic skills lesson, students consider the variations of Earth's surfaces and explore strategies employed by the North and South in the Battle of Gettysburg to...
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Primary Source Worksheet: Excerpt from the Diary of Union Soldier Samuel Cormany

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Young historians read and analyze a soldier's direct account of his participation in the battle of Gettysburg, as well as consider the overall strategy and tactics taken by the Union and Confederate troops.
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Choices and Commitments: The Soldiers at Gettysburg

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars describe the Gettysburg Campaign and the major actions of the armies during each day of the battle. They analyze the motives, actions, and experiences of several participants in the battle and evaluate the Gettysburg Address.
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The Gettysburg Address

For Students 5th - 6th
In this social studies worksheet, students learn about Lincoln's delivery of the Gettysburg Address by first reading an information paragraph about the history of the speech. Students then read the complete text of the speech. There are...
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Commemoration of the Gettysburg Battlefield

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use a multimedia project, The Valley of the Shadow: Two American Communities in the Civil War, to create a presentation about the significance of the Gettysburg Address. They work on expert teams to explore the interactive...
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Primary Source Worksheet: Abraham Lincoln, Draft of the Gettysburg Address

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Young historians closely examine the words of Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address with this primary source analysis worksheet.
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Civil War

For Teachers 5th
What a great way to study the main battles of the Civil War! This creative and comprehensive lesson has learners review vocabulary relating to the Civil War, view a slide show, create a flow map of the major events, and create a poster...
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Gettysburg - Longstreet's Attack Quiz

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive Civil War learning exercise, students respond to 14 multiple choice questions about the Longstreet's attack at Gettysburg. Students may check their answers immediately.
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The American Civil War (1861 -1864)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Peek back in time and learn about the North and South of the American Civil War. Discussed in full are the causes, effects, major battles, and agreements that made Civil War history. Period technology, social changes, and the ultimate...

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