American Civil War
Roles of the Civil War…who did what?
Your class will form different groups representing the staffs of two newspapers from different parts of the country. One newspaper will represent the Southern point of view and the other will represent the Northern point of view.
Your newspaper staff must research, write and edit one article each about the people involved in the Civil War and their responsibilities. Each newspaper staff member will have one assigned role to research and write about. (list is given below)
You will be using library resources, and the Internet to find the information that will help you write your articles. The articles will be based on the following;
As the reporter, you must find out about the background information for your assigned role.*
My assigned role is ______________________________
My assigned point of view is _______________________
|Questions you must answer in your article are:|
After you have been given your assignment (see list below) each student will work independently to create the required one page article. Research will be done in the Library Media Center and at home to complete this article.
Students will have four days in the Library Media Center to research their assignment.
The one page typed article (with one picture) is due May ____________.
|What to turn in:|