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Seventh Graders Re-enact a Civil War battle

A couple of teachers at Cram Middle School decided to give a lesson about the Civil War.  But, instead of reading articles or searching for videos online, the teachers felt a more hands on approach would be more effective.  So they held a re-enactment.  Students dressed in Civil War uniforms, created regiments and fought on the athletic field.  How much more did the students learn from this experience?
Barb Godby, English teacher, Cram Middle School
Matt Funston, Social Studies teacher, Cram MiddleSchool
Jim Edwards, retired Master Sergeant, VFW
VIDEOS (by Jen Ferre)

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