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The American Revolution: Saratoga to Valley Forge
Students comprehend that people who who direct and fight wars are real people who make observations and have feelings. They comprehend the conditions under which the American Revolution was fought during the period 1777 until July 1778 were indeed harsh.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 15 Views 61 Downloads
Causes of the American Revolution Soldiers and Civilians at War
Fifth graders discuss the terms of patriot and loyalist. In this social science lesson, 5th graders simulate the roles of the people at a meeting of the Second Continental Congress. Students brainstorm the problems Washington might have faced as being in charge of the army and discuss women's roles in the army.
5th Social Studies & History 5 Views 8 Downloads
Liberty Theme Park Project
Invite your young historians to demonstrate how the American Revolution truly was one crazy ride after another as they design a theme park! This unique and engaging project prompts learners to consider major events leading up to and comprising the Revolutionary War, and to design games, rides, and/or activities that represent the actions and significance of those events.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
Battles of the American Revolution
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.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 34 Views 115 Downloads
The American Revolution: 1775 - 1783
Track the ins and outs and wartime strategies used by both the British and the Americans during the Revolutionary War. Multiple comparisons are made between both factions, maps, statistical data, images, and light text is used throughout the presentation.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 45 Downloads
What Experiences Shaped the Founders' Thinking about Government?
Young scholars study the ideas and experiences that shaped the founding fathers' perspective about government. In this the government lesson plan, students examine the Articles of Confederation as they relate to the power of government. Young scholars then study the experiences that led to the American Revolution.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 29 Views 198 Downloads
Images of the American Revolution
Students analyze several documents as they research the Revolutionary War. They evaluate documents and examine them for bias and perspective. They use their research to write monologues from the point of view of a famous Revolutionary War figure.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 46 Downloads
Happy Endings: The Final Battle
Fifth graders explore all the myths of the battle of Yorktown. A variety of primary documents are viewed and analyzed for discussion. They become aware that what one sees and hears is not always as it seems in reality. Each group critiques how the myths affected the global environment and backdrop to the war.
5th Social Studies & History 13 Views 48 Downloads
Density as a Unique Physical Property
Students find the density of objects by finding their mass and their volume. In this density lesson plan, students determine the mass of objects, the find the volume by using formulas or by water displacement and they calculate the density of the objects.
8th - 12th Science 3 Views 8 Downloads
The American Revolution: 1775-1783
Casting the American Revolution into a bright, informative light, this presentation details many key facts about the strategies and decision during the revolutionary campaigns. The latter half of the slides prompt viewers to examine why the British lost the war, as well as covering the next steps for the blossoming United States of America.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 6 Views 75 Downloads
Teaching With Documents Lesson Plan: Images of the American Revolution
Students 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.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 154 Downloads
The War for Independence: 4th Grade
Here is a great interactive idea that may need a little refining. Students play 3 rounds, where they answer questions explaining how different countries have gained independence throughout history. While this resource has music and animation, the questions are ambiguous and would need to be modified to suit te learning objectives set out for your students.
4th Social Studies & History 5 Views 16 Downloads