A Soldier’s Account of the War of 1812
Use a rubric to assess the diaries. An example can be found at http://rubistar.4teachers.org/index.php?screen=ShowRubric&module=Rubistar&rubric_id=1165989.
Grade 5 Social Studies
Two 60 minute classes
Students will learn the importance of examining different points of view by producing a diary from the perspective of a British soldier who fought in the War of 1812.
Alberta — Grade 5 Social Studies