Naval History and Heritage Command

National Museum of the U.S. Navy

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Topic
  • Uniforms
  • Education--Curriculum, Tour Programs, Field Trips, Event
Document Type
  • Historical Summary
Wars & Conflicts
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Location of Archival Materials
  • National Museum of the U.S. Navy

Lesson Plan

Objectives:

  1. Students learn about sailors' everyday life around 1900 by analyzing a poem and recruiting poster.
  2. Students interpret poems and poster art as historical evidence.

Instructions:

  1. Read background sheet, poem, and poster.
  2. Discuss question sheet in groups or complete answers individually.
  3. Classroom discussion to follow.
  4. Students use the historical poem as a model to compose their own poems.
    These poems may be e-mailed to the Museum. 

 



Materials:

For Students: Copies of

For Teachers: Teacher answer sheet

 

These materials may be reproduced.

 

 

 

Published: Wed Apr 24 14:44:31 EDT 2019