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You Wouldn T Want To Be A Civil War Soldier

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Author: Thomas Ratliff
Publisher: Franklin Watts
ISBN: 9780531259474
Size: 36.22 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
Languages : en
Pages : 32
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Book Description: Brief text, sidebars, labeled illustrations, and humorous cartoons depict life and events during the four years of the Civil War.

Leading The Common Core Initiative A Guide For K 5 School Librarians

Leading the Common Core Initiative  A Guide for K   5 School Librarians PDF

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Author: Carl A. Harvey II
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610694929
Size: 16.39 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
Languages : en
Pages : 230
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Book Description: Defining both the Common Core Standards and the school librarian's role in their implementation, this book offers ready-to-use lesson plans and other tools for grades K–5 and identifies opportunities for collaborative teaching. • Defines the Common Core State Standards in English and mathematics • Draws parallels to American Association of School Librarians (AASL) standards • Discusses the impact of the CCSS on specific aspects of library administration, such as policies and collection management • Examines how CCSS affects classroom and collaborative instruction in the library • Identifies opportunities for the librarian to help in staff development in the CCSS

Common Core Curriculum English Grades K 5

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Author: Great Minds
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118812654
Size: 23.20 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Category : Education
Languages : en
Pages : 480
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Book Description: Common Core's English resources empower educators to meet the expectations of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for English Language Arts (ELA) and build essential content knowledge for students in grades K-5. Each grade in The Wheatley Portfolio features a comprehensive, coherent sequence of thematic units that engage students in deep study of worthwhile texts and topics. Features of this book include: Six thematic units for each grade, each centered on a curated collection of literary and informational texts Focus standards for each unit that complement the topic and promote student mastery of essential literacy skills Suggested texts and activities to incorporate science, art, and history into English instruction This revised second edition includes a sample text study that guides students through a close read of an exemplary text, updated web resources, and refreshed suggested works. Educators who create their curriculum based on Common Core's Wheatley Portfolioguarantee that students are exposed to content-rich instruction and have ample opportunity to master the reading, writing, speaking, listening, and language skills articulated in the CCSS for ELA.

Letters Of A Civil War Soldier

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Author: Ellen C. Collier
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 146532948X
Size: 50.25 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 363
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Book Description: This book blends two first-hand accounts of life in the Union Army during the opening years of the Civil War. Chandler B. Gillam wrote his wife faithfully during the two years that he was in the 28th New York Volunteers. His letters described the regiments food and housing and discussed generals and politics. He yearned for his home and worried about his farm. W. L. Hicks kept a diary which he entitled , History of the 28th New York Volunteers. His manuscript was found amid the hundred letters in the Gillam collection. Hicks recorded the regiments organization, activities, and leadership changes, and told stories about military life. Gillam and Hicks were among the first to enlist when President Lincoln called for volunteers after South Carolina fired on Fort Sumter on April 14, 1861. They and almost 800 other men from Western New York were formed into the 28th New York Volunteers. Like most volunteers, they were eager to fight to suppress the rebellion and save the Union. They did not think the war would last long. After a month in training, the regiment moved to Washington, D.C., where it paraded before President Lincoln on July 4th. It then marched to Martinsburg and areas near Harpers Ferry. Placed in a division under General Robert Patterson, the men expected to march forward to Winchester and prevent the Confederacy from reinforcing southern forces in Manassas. Instead, Patterson marched his division back to Charlestown. When the Union lost the first battle of Bull Run, morale sank, and Gillam wrote on August 6, 1861, that if all the Gens. do as Patterson did, the war will last a good while. The waiting for action continued through the fall, although grumbling decreased after Maj. General Nathaniel Banks replaced Patterson in command. On October 21 the regiment marched to Edwards Ferry where they saw the sad results of the Union loss at Balls Bluff. Gillam wrote on October 23, Our men will not show much mercy when they go into battle which will come off this week. His hopes for action were again disappointed. By the beginning of 1862 it was clear that Stonewall Jackson would be the main challenge of the 28th New York. In April 1862 Company I of the 28th participated when Jackson attacked General James Shields in a battle for Winchester. Gillam wrote the rest of the 28th was not involved in that battle but they took part in the chase. After Shields Division withdrew, Banks men were the only Union forces left in the Shenandoah Valley, while Jacksons forces were reinforced. On May 25, the Confederate forces attacked the right wing of Banks Division. Although the left flank where the 28th was fighting was holding its own, its leader, Colonel Dudley Donnelly, received orders to retire. The 28th was the last regiment to leave the field. Gillam and Hicks wrote of Winchester citizens adding to the Confederate shelling by firing from their windows. Winchester continued to change hands and by June 7 the 28th New York was back in Winchester. Gillam wrote of the May 25 fight, Well, I have had a chance to be in one fight. I tell you the shells and solid shot dont sound very nice whistling over a persons head and the bullets flying round his head; it is not very nice music. The regiments second battle in Virginia was at Cedar Mountain. In July 1862 General Banks forces moved toward Warrenton, and Confederate forces under Jackson sought to cut them off. The First Brigade moved toward Cedar Mountain and Banks sent orders to hold the position. When the rest of the corps arrived on August 9, the First Brigade was ordered into the woods facing a cleared wheat field. Across the field was another woods where the Confederates had artillery. The First Brigade advanced through artillery fire and hand to hand combat and captured two cannon. Confeder

The Civil War Soldier

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Author: Larry M. Logue
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 9780814798799
Size: 64.38 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 515
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Book Description: An anthology of twenty-seven selections combines nineteenth-century battlefield accounts of the Civil War with past and contemporary scholarship to offer a broad perspective on the soldiers' total experience.

Tishomingo Blues

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Author: Elmore Leonard
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0297863665
Size: 36.32 MB
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Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 288
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Book Description: Vintage Elmore Leonard - a searing tale of gambling, gangsters, hidden agendas and a whole heap of trouble from the virtuoso of American crime fiction. Daredevil Dennis Lenahan has brought his act to the Tishomingo Lodge & Casino in Tunica, Mississippi - diving off an eighty-foot ladder into nine feet of water for the amusement of gamblers, gangsters, and luscious belles. His riskiest feat, however, was witnessing a Dixie-style mob execution while atop his diving platform. Robert Taylor saw the hit also. A blues-loving Detroit hustler touring the Southland, Taylor's got his own secret agenda and he wants Dennis in on the game. And high-diver Dennis could be about to take a long, fatal fall - right into a mess of hoop skirts, Civil War play-acting... and more trouble than he ever dreamed possible.

How Private George W Peck Single Handedly Won The Civil War

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Author: George W. Peck
Publisher: Fireship Press
ISBN: 1935585266
Size: 19.76 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Biography & Autobiography
Languages : en
Pages : 240
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Book Description: A humorous book about the Civil War? Most people would contend that there was very little about the Civil War that was funny. George W. Peck would disagree; and he should know-he was IN the Civil War. Who but Peck would enlist in the Union cavalry, even though he had never ridden a horse in his life? Who but Peck would chase a Confederate for hours at night, before realizing he was going around and around an abandoned race track? Who but Peck would build a magnificent bridge for his regiment, then find out it was over the wrong stream? And who but Peck-George W. Peck-would return from the war, write the Peck's Bad Boy series of books, become the mayor of Milwaukee, and later the governor of the State of Wisconsin? Yup, same guy. You have never seen the Civil War portrayed like this, by one of the truly unique characters of that era.

25 Best Civil War Sites

25 Best Civil War Sites PDF

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Author: Clint Johnson
Publisher: ASDavis Media Group
ISBN: 9780975902240
Size: 10.81 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Travel
Languages : en
Pages : 263
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Book Description: This guide brings history to life with richly detailed, engaging descriptions of the most important battle sites, museums, and reenactuments.

A Marine A Soldier

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Author: John C. Bird
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1469173700
Size: 16.25 MB
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Category : Biography & Autobiography
Languages : en
Pages : 513
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Book Description: Johannes Andersen was retired, until he was asked to assist the First Marine Division ready for war, mainly the First Force Recon Battalion change from leg to a mechanized organization. He provided the Division Commander notes and ideas, he became known within the Corps. Then Johannes became known to the president of the United States, and by a comedy of events, he became the secretary of defense. He has to prepare to go to war with a philosophy of war that does not meet todays need in fixing what you break.