Lesson Plans

Lesson Plans:

We have a variety of lesson plans designed to support your teaching needs and planning. Click and download your choice in either Word or PDF format.

Railroad & the Civil War

Andrew’s Raiders (grades 5-8)

Andrew’s Raiders.doc or Andrew’s Raiders.pdf

 Barren River & the Civil War  (grades 5-8)

Barren River and the Civil War.doc or Barren River and the Civil War.pdf

Civil War & The RR  (grades 5-8)

Civil War and the Railroads.doc or Civil War and the Railroads.pdf

African Americans & the Railroad

Black History: Dining Car Waiters  (grades 5-8)

Black History.Dining car waiters.doc or Black History.Dining car waiters.pdf

Black History: Women in the RR  (grades 5-8)

Black History.Women R.R.doc or Black History.Women R.pdf

Pullman Porters  (grades 5-8)

Black History.Pullman Porters.doc or Black History.Pullman Porters.pdf



Hobos.doc or Hobos.pdf  (grades 5-8)

Teenage Hobos.doc or Teenage Hobos.pdf  (grades 5-8)

The Railroads and the West

The Railroads and the American West Lesson Plan (PDF)


The Railroads and the American West Lesson Plan (Word Document)


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