Your Job

Due to lack of technology, communication is not easy during the Civil War. You will be writing many letters during this horrible time of war. Your assignment will be to write a letter to a family member or friend to let him/her know how you are doing. You will need to use lots of adjectives.

By reading your letter, family and friends should be able to understand the enormous hardships you encounter whatever your role might be. Each student's scenario and instructions will be unique. Use the resources provided with your role to get to know the character you choose.

To wrap up this webquest, you will present your letter to the class. This is where your character will come alive! You will come dressed as your character and reveal your identity through the letter.