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.
Other Instructional Materials or Notes:
None required, but computers with a word processing program will help students complete the required final product which is graded for assessment.
- 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
- 4-3 The student will demonstrate an understanding of the conflict between the American colonies and England.
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