This lesson plan incorporates the writers, composers, and songs listed above.

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  • Define “morale” and understand the role music played to boost morale during the Civil War 
  • Identify elements of “The Blue Juniata” that promote morale, including both music and text elements 

Common Core Standards:
  • RH.6-8.1: Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.
  • W.8.1: Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence 



January 19, 2017

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