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What were the differences in war strategy of the American Colonists and the British Army? Here you'll find listed are the strengths, weaknesses, and major differences between each of the armies that fought in the Revolutionary War. The strategies are described also using the battles of Lexington and Concord as examples.
Students investigate the beginnings of America by participating in a role-play activity. In this democracy lesson, students discuss several questions about the British army and the American Revolution while incorporating the questions into a role-play dialogue between classmates. Students utilize computers to complete a British Freedom worksheet.
In this American Revolution worksheet, students read 5 paragraphs, each giving clues about a famous person in the Revolutionary War. Students use a word bank to find the answer.
Learners examine several letters to the editor from both a local newspaper and national newspapers. After reviewing current letters, they write a letter to the editor of an 18th-century newspaper expressing their opinion about the American Revolution. Letters are exchanged with classmates for peer review before turning in a final draft.
This resource is rich with primary and secondary source material regarding major events in the Atlantic world during the Age of Revolution. While there are suggested classroom activities toward the beginning of the resource, its true value lies in the reproductions of such major historical documents as the United States Declaration of Independence, the Haitian Declaration of Independence, and the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Use the sentence frames in the Classroom Guide as a solid framework for considering the theme of freedom and what it means to different individuals as you review the instructional materials.
Students recognize the taxation of the American colonists by the British led to the revolution. They participate in or analyze a performance of an 18th-century song and then discuss its meaning and craft.
In this online interactive history worksheet, students respond to 8 short answer and essay questions about the American Revolution. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive worksheet.
Middle schoolers explore the background of the American Revolution. In this American Revolution lesson, students examine the viewpoints of Patriots and Loyalists as they prepare for a classroom debate regarding the war.
Students analyze the cause, results, and critical historic figures and events of the American Revolution. In this American Revolution lesson, students review Paul Revere's significance and the Battles of Lexington and Concord. Students design a challenge for the information.
Young scholars interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this American Revolution lesson, students examine international involvement in the war as well as major events of the war.
Learners view a PowerPoint presentation created by the teacher over a two week period about American Revolution and its causes and effects. They answer study guide questions, and participate in small and whole group discussions, worksheets, etc.
Sixth graders investigate the causes of the American Revolution. In this causes of the American Revolution lesson, 6th graders make hypotheses, analyze data, and rank the top causes of the war. Students complete a timeline and write a paragraph on the most important cause.
Students read and discuss a letter written by an Army officer from Delaware to the President of Delaware during the American Revolution. They examine paintings depicting the Battle of Bunker Hill and the attack upon the Chew House. Afterward, they compose a letter to the school principal requesting an item that is needed to improve the school.
"No taxation without representation!" While many have heard this rallying cry of the American colonists prior to the Revolutionary War, rarely is time given to hear the British reasoning behind their implementation of the Stamp Act. This worksheet, which presents the cases of both the British government and American colonists side-by-side, will help your class acquire valuable perspective on a key event contributing to the American Revolution.
Students examine the significance of Lake Champlain in the Revolutionary War. In this American Revolution lesson, students discuss how Lake Champlain was integral to the war, create war time lines, and identify the 13 original colonies.
Fifth graders examine the strengths of the colonists and the British. In this American Revolution instructional activity, 5th graders participate in a tug-of-war game that requires them to consider the strengths of the colonists as well as the British during the war.
Students investigate taxation of the American colonist by the British which led to the revolution. In this American Revolution lesson, students analyze a poem called Revolution Tea, and then work in small groups to present an oral interpretation of the poem.
Wow, now here's a presentation that tells a story! Your class can follow along the battle lines of the American Revolution to learn key players, dates, and events that marked each twist and turn in the fight for American independence. Start with the Battle for Boston, British military strategy, and Bunker Hill, then progress to people like General Cornwallis, William Howe, and Georg Washington.
Picking up at the betrayal of Toussaint L'Ouverture by Charles LeClerc during the Haitian (Saint-Domingue) Revolution, this video details the ambiguity of the role of slavery in early 1800's France. Equipped with maps, images, and vibrant, this presentation explores the events in the French colonies during Napoleon's rule. Haitian independence folds into the main events presented here, as does its effects on France and the modern nation of Haiti.
Students discover the United States began to recognize the wounded as deserving of commendation toward the end of the American Revolution. They research the Purple Heart on two specific websites then design their own awards for other forms of meritorious military service. Awards are named and include a detailed medal design as well as criterion for receiving the award.