Quote of the Day
Come up with a list of 2 or 3 of their favorite quotes. Students should compile the list of quotes and draw one quote a day to discuss the significance of the quote as a class.
Find a virtual museum that has online content and review the information provided about the Civil War.
In the form of a student's choice, students should write a poem based on the book, "Confederates in the Attic: Dispatches from the Unfinished Civil War ." Students can write from a perspective of a person from the book or as a person of today looking back on the events during the time of the Civil War. Students should share their poem aloud with the class.
Works of Horwitz
Read excerpts of another work byTony Horwitz and compare the style to the one used in "Confederates in the Attic: Dispatches from...
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