General Grant National Memorial - Educational Lesson - Level 3
Students will be fascinated to learn that the General Grant National Memorial is not only the largest North American mausoleum but also an impressive testament to a man who was a U.S. General, a U.S. President and the individual responsible for ending the Civil War. In addition, President Grant made great strides towards ensuring all citizens--black and white--enjoyed civil rights and equality after the Civil War.
Students will find this read comprehension lesson about General Grant National Memorial fascinating along with corresponding questions.
Three fun facts about the General Grant National Memorial:
- Ulysses S. Grant and his wife Julia were actually buried above ground in sarcophagi.
- The inscription over the front entrance of General Grant National Memorial reads “Let Us Have Peace.”
- The seventeen Rolling Bench sculptures were created in 1968 by Pedro Silva.
Harlem Roots Lesson: Level Three
Recommend for students that enjoy reading and want an enhanced reading experience on the topic they are studying. The reading comprehension lesson contains one fact-filled lesson of approximately 500 words with ten questions to ensure a strong understanding of the lesson. You will also receive an answer key.
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