American Revolutionary War Teacher Resources
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Singing Along with the American Revolutionary War
Fifth graders read Chapter 12 in their social studies book, as well as trade books, and encyclopedias. They identify major events that took place during the American Revolutionary War. Students create a song (groups of 4-5 people) using...
5th Visual & Performing Arts
Lesson 3/4 - Revolution and the Pattern of War 1774-1783
Part three of this excellent four-part series on the American Revolutionary War is as good as its predecessors. It covers a 10-year period, beginning in 1774 and ending with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1783. Concepts covered...
10 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Revolutionary War Patriots and Loyalists
Students research a famous man or woman of the American Revolutionary War. They listen to the story on tape "Guns For General Washington," conduct Internet research, and create a written report, poster, and first person oral report.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
An Independent Nation
If your kids are curious about the American Revolution, help them understand more about its background with a reading passage and comprehension questions. Kids use context clues to answer each question, some of which require more...
2nd - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Introduction to American Revolutionary War
Fourth graders research the important people of the American Revolutionary War. In this social studies/US history lesson plan, 4th graders discover the important people in the American Revolutionary War by researching them and viewing a...
4th Social Studies & History
Perspectives of the American Revolutionary War
e purpose of this unit is for students to understand the American Revolutionary War and evaluate different perspectives relative to causes and effects of the war. The concept of perspective is examined in the concept of decision making.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
Heroes of the American Revolutionary War
Students watch a video and read a poem about the events that led to the Revolutionary War. They develop graphic organizers to analyze famous quotes from the Colonial Era and create posters demonstrating the positions of the Patriots and...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
A Country Is Born-The American Revolutionary War
Seventh graders construct a historical timeline of events leading up to and during the Revolutionary War. They give a speech pleading the cause of independence and compare and contrast today's news media with the ideals of the...
7th Social Studies & History
Intro To The American Revolutionary War (2nd)
Eighth graders explore the events of the American Revolutionary War. After reading The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere, as an introduction to the instructional activity, 8th graders participate in a simulation to experience the Nation of...
8th Social Studies & History
Going Back in Time Using “George Washington’s Socks”
After reading Elvira Woodruff's George Washington's Socks, young readers and writers embark upon writing their own historically based story, with a focus on developing ideas and details throughout the piece. In small groups, class...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Gotta Go Back in Time
What better way to conclude a reading of George Washington's Socks than by writing original historical fiction narratives. After choosing interesting events from the past, young writers perform research to gather key facts to include in...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Persuasion in Historical Context: The Gettysburg Address
The Gettysburg Address is a powerful text. Use it to teach persuasion and the importance of word choice. The activity detailed here includes a scaffolded background knowledge activity that includes image analysis of photos from the Civil...
7th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The British Are Coming, The British Are Coming......
Here is a fabulous history lesson designed for very young learners. At first glance, you might think that a lesson on the American Revolution is a bit ambitious for such young pupils, but it works. The lesson is designed to show pupils...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History
The Beginning of a Nation: The Colonial Era
Here is a wonderful series of ten lessons that will inform third graders about what life was like for people during the Colonial era in America. Activities in math, science, language arts, social studies, art, and writing are all present...
3rd Social Studies & History
The Revolutionary War: The Battle For Freedom
Eighth graders examine the events leading up to the Revolutionary War with a focus on the Boston Tea Party. Using the internet, they discover why the tea was dropped into the harbor by the colonists and research the Intolerable Acts. ...
8th Social Studies & History