Lesson

A Day in the Life of a Revolutionary Soldier

Lesson Overview

Students will write a journal entry as if they were a soldier in the Revolutionary War. Students should discuss the importance of the soldier’s equipment in relationship to daily life.

Duration
1-2 hours
Lesson Type
Traditional Lesson

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Other Instructional Materials or Notes:

4

Social Studies

  • Paul Revere’s Midnight Ride, by Steven Krensky
  • “Revolutionary Soldier Equipment Fact Sheet”
  • “Excerpts from Joseph Plumb Martin’s Journal”
  • “Fictional Account of a Revolutionary War Soldier’s Day” with online video
  • Journal Worksheet

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