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Private Yankee Doodle

August 12, 2013

Trunk # 32

The three notebook lessons that accompany this trunk arc on the life of a Revolutionary War soldier. They utilized political cartoons. primary sources, and a website on spies of the war. There is a laminated copy of all of the verses of Yankee Doodle" and a CD with two different versions of this marching song.

Books:

  • A Dav in the Life of a Colonial Soldier by J.L. Branse
  • A Narrative of a Revolutionary Soldier: Some of the Adventures. Dangers and Sufferings of Joseph Plumb Martin
  • Mud & Guts: A Look at the Common Soldier of the American Revolution by Bill Mauldin
  • Revolutionary War Days; Discover the Past with Exciting Projects. Games. Activities and Recipes by David C. King
  • Paul Revere by George Sullivan
  • An Eye for an Eve: A Story of the RevolutionarY War by Peter and Connie Roop
  • Colonial America (easy to make projects) by Michael Gravios

''Von Steuben's Continentals: The First Continental Army" -DVD

Artifacts:

  • Laminated copy of lyrics of all verses of Yankee Doodle
  • Jigsaw puzzle - I 000 pieces
  • Tea brick
  • Woolen bedroll tied with twine
  • Wooden pistol
  • Pewter cup
  • Powder horn
  • Replica Colonial currency
  • Wooden canteen
  • Miniature cannon
  • Doll of British redcoat soldier
  • Bookstand
  • Leather belly box
  • Canvas haversack
  • Tin candle box
  • Pair of black cotton gaiters
  • Long white cotton shirt
  • White wig with black ribbon
  • White canvas breeches
  • White waistcoat
  • Blue woolen coat with red trim
  • Tricorn hat
  • Copies of Declaration of Independence and Constitution
  • Timeline for bulletin board of American Revolution

 

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