Walt Whitman offers insights into social studies topics including the Civil War, the impact of war on soldiers and their families, American literary history, the history of New York City, the role of creative expression in response to political and military events, and more. Use the program in your classroom, or delve into the rich resources available on this Web site.
This teacher's guide includes four elements:
- a comprehension section for use with the programs
- classroom activities
- suggestions for completing the activities
- a downloadable PDF of the entire guide (coming soon)
Teachers are encouraged to adapt the guide to meet their own learning objectives for their students.