Voices of Bull Run

Grade Range: 5-8
Resource Type(s): Lessons & Activities, Worksheets
Date Posted: 9/21/2010

This unit will introduce the first major clash in the Civil War--the Battle of Bull Run--and encourage students to consider the perspectives of ordinary citizens of the North and the South and the impact of this battle on their lives. The activities are based on the award-winning young adult novel Bull Run by Paul Fleischman.

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