Zeezok Publishing's Z-Guide to The Horse Soldiers is a great way to incorporate media into your study of the Civil War.
Colonel Marlowe and Major Kendall are ordinary citizens before the War Between the States forces them out of their comfort zones and onto the battlefield. Now their character will be tested as their Cavalry outfit is sent deep into enemy territory on a desperate mission that might cost them their lives. The risk is already great but when some eavesdropping spies overhear their plans their mission becomes truly perilous. Tempers flair prejudices are exposed and the Cavalry wages war with the enemy as well as with themselves.
This Z-Guide contains a topic overview a movie synopsis and ten learning activities based on this exciting film. Learn more about the Underground Railroad Civil War medicine and Prisoner of War treatment and express your creativity as you research and design a flag for your regiment. Evaluate your own beliefs with the Worldview Activity probe the directors mind with The Filmmakers Art activity and get the entire family involved with the For Family Discussion section at the end of the guide. Choose those activities which best fit your students course objectives areas of interest or time schedule.
Contains a printable pdf file of the complete study guide. It does not include the movie. This file is licensed to the original purchaser and is not to be resold. Permission is not granted for classroom district-wide school-wide system-wide or co-op use.
This Z-Guide is based on the movie Horse Soldiers (1959). You can view a trailer for the movie below.