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Here is a wonderful presentation, perfect for setting the stage for the Revolutionary War. Containing great information and images, it acts as a timeline of events starting with the French Indian War and ending with the dawn of the American Revolution. The plan of union, Stamp Act, Boston Tea Party, Tea Act, Boston Massacre, and George Washington are described in rich detail.
Fourth graders write an informative letter to their chosen side of the French and Indian War. This lesson should help students understand the importance and the effects of the French and Indian War - which is a somewhat "forgotten war" in our nation's history. A well-devised rubric to score student's writing is embedded at the end of the lesson.
Fifth graders create a map of the battles that occurred during The French and Indian War. In this history lesson plan, 5th graders read about the war in their text books, then divide into groups to create a detailed map of a famous battle in the war. A good, high-interest instructional activity.
Students explore the French and Indian War. In this United States history and literacy lesson, students view several video clips about the French and Indian War and listen to the book Four Bullets Through My Coat. Students add information to an accordian timeline and write a summary about the French and Indian War.
Students explain how England's Glorious Revolution affected the colonies and investigate how the Great Awakening and Enlightenment affected the colonies. Students determine how the outcome of the French and Indian war affected N. America and discuss the British government's objectives in the French and Indian war. Students state why the colonists formed a Continental Congress. Students summarize the events that led to the outbreak of the American Revolution.
Eleventh graders examine why major tribes were involved in the French and Indian War. They write a short paragraph about the causes and answer an essay question based on text and Internet research, citing sources. They research text and internet sources and give an oral presentation or written presentation.
Fifth graders use a number of activities to examine the events that lead to the Revolutionary War. They examine the wars, including the French and Indian War and how they contributed to Revolution. They use textbooks, make timelines, study vocabulary, and participate in role plays to demonstrate the knowledge they have acquired.
Fifth graders describe the changes in King George III's policy toward the American colonies by sequencing key events between the French and Indian War and the American Revolution. They explain the colonial reactions to command decisions made by King George III and the British Parliament by describing events related to the Stamp Act and the Tea Act.
Eighth graders examine the French and Indian war and the many events that led up to it. They read a section of their history textbook and write four questions and the answers to the questions. Students then trade questions with another classmate and answer their questions.
Using an incredibly engaging activity and detailed lesson plan, your learners will serve as advisors to President Madison on whether to participate in what would become the War of 1812! Utilize a variety of effective instructional strategies to acquaint your class with the causes of the war. There are opportunities for group work and independent practice, analysis of primary sources, and written or performance assessments.
Complete with territory maps, photos, and interesting anecdotes, this video covers the major events of American History, roughly from 1754 to 1865. Plymouth and Jamestown are mentioned in the beginning of the video, but the speaker "fast-forwards" 130 years to discuss the French and Indian War. This is an engaging way to review American history up to the Civil War for students who might be a little fuzzy on the details.
History comes alive in this engaging video, which artfully sets up the first steps of the French Revolution. Students will relate to the idea of nobility "living it up" while 98% of the French citizens went without wealth or rights. The drama of the French Revolution is truly reflected in the narrator's passion and annotations of paintings and maps. Students will beg you to teach them what happens next to Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette, and the dissatisfied French population...