Teacher Lesson Ideas

Life with the Swamp Fox

High school students will interact with both primary and secondary sources in this lesson about Francis Marion.  By reading Marion’s personal letters on his experience as a soldier and studies of his life and career by historians, students will develop an understanding of this historical figure.  The students will use their new found knowledge to write their own letters outlining their experiences as soldiers under Marion’s command.

Kerry Loehrke
Summerville High School, SC
2004 Lowcountry Institute

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