Facing the Ghosts of Our Past: Writing Narrative Reflections on the Civil War and Slavery

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In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students read a review of the movie "Beloved" as a starting point for discussion and research focused on how the Civil War affected a variety of different people. Students then write a first-person narrative from the perspective of one of these people.

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    Grade: 6 to 12

    Topics: Theatre, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Film & Video, Visual Arts & Performing Arts, United States History

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    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Hands-on Learning; Discussions