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History of the Buffalo Soldiers Early Years
Saundra Evans
5th    



Lesson created on 10/26/1999 4:21:43 PM EST.
Last modified 11/17/1999 2:53:31 PM EST.


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Abstract  (help)


Students will use research techniques to gather information to become knowledgeable with the forming and missions of the 9th and 10th Cavalry Regiments (the Buffalo Soldiers).

National Standards  (help)


Expectations of Excellence Web Site For Standards - http://www.socialstudies.org/standards/2.3.html III - People, Places, and Environments Social studies programs should include experiences that provide for the study of people, places, and environments. The study of people, places, and human-environment interactions assists learners as they create their spatial views and geographic perspectives of the world. Today's social, cultural, economic, and civic demands on individuals mean that students

Pre-requisite Skills  (help)


QAR questioning strategies K-W-L Chart

Teacher Information  (help)


1. Students will begin K-W-L Charts. 2. Read Buffalo Soldiers by Leckie, Chapters 1-4. 3. Read Buffalo Soldiers by Len C. Murray. 4. Add to K-W-L charts as needed. 5. Use Internet access to gather more information. 6. Divide class into learning groups to share information found. Materials: Internet access, word processing program, QAR questioning strategies, K-W-L Charts Activities: Students will make presentations about research in the following forms: a. written report b. puzzle c. song d. poster e. picture book f. mobile

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Student Activity  (help)


Activities: Students will make presentations about research in the following forms: a. written report b. puzzle c. song d. poster e. picture book f. mobile Vocabulary: 1. negro 2. regiments 3. morale 4. troopers 5. prejudice 6. garrison

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