The Death of Blackbeard

A Lesson for 8th grade U.S. History Students Content:   Sourcing and Corroborating Primary Documents Students will review 3 different accounts of The Battle of Ocracoke Inlet,  which resulted in the death of notorious pirate Edward “Blackbeard” Teach. In groups of 2-3 they will read and discuss each document, creating a Venn Diagram to help process the similarities […]