Library Digital Content Access


Primary and Secondary Sources

Created By: Debbie Hohulin, Gibson City Melvin Sibley Elementary School (Gibson City, IL)
Grade Level: 4th
Content Area: Social Studies
Database Integration: Search for images which show how women contributed at wartime. This may include photographs, posters, magazine articles, diary entries, and the like, to show how women were/are a vital part during wartime, whether they were/are in uniform, in the workplace, or in the home.

**PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS AN UNFINISHED UNIT. FEEL FREE TO USE IT TO GENERATE IDEAS AND/OR TO BUILD UPON.**


Illinois Learning Standards Achieved

Standard Achieved

Activity that Meets this Standard

State Goal 16: Understand events, trends, individuals and movements shaping the history of Illinois the United States and other nations Benchmark 16.D.2 students will describe the various roles that women in the family, at work, and in the community had during various times and places of war.
* comparing and contrasting the role of women at wartime in various times and places.
* comparing and contrasting the role of women who were in the armed forces, who stayed home and who were in the work force.
State Goal 13B: Students will integrate technology in the design, data collection and reporting.
State Goal 5.A: Students will create written responses that answer questions, solve problems, or communicate ideas. Benchmark 16.A.2c students will ask questions and seek answers by collecting and analyzing data from historical documents, images and other literary and nonliterary sources.


Lesson Plans:


Materials:

Listed with each individual lesson plan.


Procedures:

Listed with each individual lesson plan.


Assessment:

Students will be assessed throughout the unit by a teacher-created rubric specific to each lesson plan.


Resources:

*Nonfiction Matters:

(Reading, Writing, and Research in Grades 3-8) by Stephanie Harvey.


*Online Sites:

  1. http://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/tdc
  2. Civil War Women. Online Archival Collections, http://scriptorium.lib.duke.edu/collections/civil-war-women

*Public and Private sources:

  1. Public and school libraries.
  2. Textbooks, Encyclopedias, magazines, newspapers,trade books.
  3. Personal interviews, diaries, photographs, artifacts, letters.
  4. Museums, cd-roms, video and audio tapes, surveys.

*Other resources:

To be listed, as needed/discovered, for each specific lesson plan.


Digital Video Camera:

To be used throughout the unit to provide visual feedback for instruction and to provide a grand finale for the class to celebrate the end of the unit.