Elementary School Resource
Students will be introduced to the first African American Regiment that fought in the Civil War through a memorial sculpture by Augustus Saint-Gaudens. They will compare and contrast the experiences of these soldiers through their portrayal in letters, films (the motion picture, Glory, and a documentary film), and poetry, before writing their own poem using the sculpture as their inspiration.
Related NY State Academic Standards: NAS.VA.Re7.2.7.a, NAS.VA.Cn11.1.7.a, ARTS.VA.I.3.1.C and more!
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