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- Colleen D.
- Durango, CO
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Young scholars research how coded messages were used during the Revolutionary War. For this Revolutionary War lesson, students view primary documents about the Revolutionary War spies and the methods used for sending messages. Young scholars write a message to a classmate by using an invisible ink from lemon juice. Students reveal the coded message by using a light bulb.
Students explore U.S. history by participating in a government activity. In this Constitution lesson, students identify the role government plays in our society and the differences the British colonies had in the early 18th century. Students read assigned text which describes the historical event and complete worksheets and study questions.
Young scholars identify and research significant people, causes, and primary documents of the U.S. Revolutionary War. They create a class Revolutionary War web using Inspiration computer software, write a journal depicting three days in the life of a selected Revolutionary War figure, and participate in a Revolutionary War Wax Museum presentation.
Students explore U.S. growth by examining photographs. In this U.S. government lesson, students discuss the American Revolution and the impact it had on colonial Virginia and 20th century America. Students view photographs and documents from colonial Virginia and create captions for the images.
The Massacre of Tlatelolco is the focus of a discussion-based lesson. Civil-minded learners consider the nature of student movements that have ended in violence based on over-reaction and government oppression. They discuss the social consequences of the massacre and the more current protests.