- Students will be introduced to Fort Monroe.
- Students will participate in primary and secondary source analysis to learn about Fort Monroe.
- Students will learn the engineering designs to Fort Monroe.
- A demonstration on the structural integrity of arches.
Through reading, examination, and discussion of primary and secondary sources, students will:
1. Use critical reading, writing, and verbal skills to analyze and interpret primary sources detailing life during the early 19th century.
2. Use knowledge of history and context clues to make informed decisions on primary and secondary source analysis.
3. Use knowledge of history and critical thinking skills to interpret the significance of Fort Monroe.
4. Understand the engineering design to building a masonry fort.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.6-8.RH.1 -- Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.6-8.RH.2 -- Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.6-8.RH.4 -- Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.6-8.RH.6 -- Identify aspects of a text that reveal an author’s point of view or purpose (e.g., loaded language, inclusion or avoidance of particular facts).
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.6-8.RH.9 -- Analyze the relationship between a primary and secondary source on the same topic.
ETS1A 3-5 -- Defining and Delimiting and Engineering Problem
ETS1A K-2 -- Defining and Delimiting and Engineering Problem
Virginia State Standards of Learning as of July 2023
4.8a,c. 6.6e,f. 6.8c. PH.3b
VS.1c, VS.5b, VS.7e
USI.1b, USI.4b,c,d, USI.8b,
VUS.3 VUS4b,e. VUS7a
-Also covers topics and learning objectives found in Virginia Department of Education's African American History Course Map 2021