Forts of the War of 1812

Students will learn the advantages and disadvantages of the geographic locations of forts in the War of 1812. They will research military engagements that occurred at those locations. Students will discuss the effects of the particular location and environment on the results of the battles.
  • Mark the answer sheets and final reports.
  • Give students a short reading on one of the battles of the War of 1812. Have them write a paragraph independently to discuss how the outcomes of this battle were affected by the environment.
  • Have students use the same web sites for further independent research and assess their ability and comfort level in doing web-based research.