Elementary School Resource
With this 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: ARTS.VA.I.3.1.C and ARTS.VA.I.3.1.D!
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