Cole Younger when he was captured after the Northfield, Minnesota, raid in 1876. Shot eleven times, he survived until 1916. "We tried a desperate game and lost. But we are rough men used to rough ways, and we will abide by the consequences."
Truth is Stranger than Fiction in Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy by Karen Abbott
Entertaining nonfiction about 4 trail-blazing women spies during the Civil War...favorite nonfiction of 2014 so far! http://www.sarahsbookshelves.com/books-to-read/truth-stranger-fiction-liar-temptress-soldier-spy-karen-abbott/
This is a great strategy for increasing engagement in your students and for using higher order thinking skills! Whether you teach Kindergarten or grade twelve I believe all students will find success with this activity! Give it a try especially if you teach in a special education classroom and struggle making social studies content real for your students. Read more at: http://www.createdreamexplore.com/2014/05/how-about-tug-of-war-making-thinking.html