We found 182 reviewed resources for continental congress
General George Washington In Massachusetts — 1775–1776Lesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Who was George Washington? What were the events and principles that formed his character and made him the man he was? To gain insight into this amazing individual, pupils examine multiple primary source materials, from his childhood...
Day Creek Squares: History Review GameLesson Planet
5th - 8th
Is there an American Revolution test coming up in your class? If so, then you've just found a fun way to prepare your learners. They'll review various aspects related to the Jefferson presidency, the American Revolution, and the English...
General George Washington, Military LeaderLesson Planet
4th - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Teach pupils the characteristics that make George Washington such an effective leader, especially in context of his time period. Scholars view artifacts, participate in group work, create lists, compare and contrast, and discuss as a...
What You Might Not Know About the Declaration of IndependenceLesson Planet
4 mins 8th - 11th
Did you know that the Declaration of Independence was signed on July 2, 1776? Did you know that five men, not just Thomas Jefferson, are credited with writing the Declaration? Did you know that references to slavery were excised from the...
Why Is the Declaration of Independence Important?Lesson Planet
5th CCSS: Adaptable
Fair or unfair? To begin a study of the American Revolution, class members review the treatment of the people of the American Colonies by the King of England and decide which were fair and which were unfair. Class members then annotate a...
Abigail Adams: Persuading Her HusbandLesson Planet
9th - 11th CCSS: Designed
After reading a brief excerpt from a letter written by Abigail Adams to her husband and future president of the United States, John Adams, your young historians will practice their reading comprehension skills and identify what Abigail...
The Revolutionary War: The Battle For FreedomLesson Planet
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. ...
The War in the North, 1775–1778Lesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Using primary source documents, including maps, learners examine Revolutionary War events from 1775 to 1778. The focus here is on the challenges George Washington and the Continental army faced and how they persevered in spite of those...
Declaration of IndependenceLesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Give budding historians a guided exploration of the Declaration of Independence, historic photos, videos, and more as they deepen their understanding of the American Revolution and the attitude of the colonists leading up to the war.
Events leading to the American RevolutionLesson Planet
5th CCSS: Adaptable
The Stamp Act, Paul Revere's ride, and the Boston Tea Party pushed American colonists to the tipping point that led to the American Revolution. Fifth graders research the key figures of the war, study the Declaration of Independence, and...
The Revolution: Interactive GuideLesson Planet
5th - 11th CCSS: Adaptable
If you're looking for another resource to supplement your teaching of the American Revolution in United States history, you may want to consider this app. As an interactive textbook, this can afford you opportunities for deeper analysis...