We found 128 reviewed resources for fourth of july lessons
Frederick Douglass’s Speech “The Meaning of the Fourth of July for the Negro”
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
"The Fourth of July is yours, not mine." When Fredrick Douglass said these words in 1852, how did advocates of slavery, as well as Douglass' antislavery audience, react? Here is an excellent lesson not only for analyzing Douglass'...
Exploring the Hypocrisy of American Slavery with Frederick Douglass’ “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?”
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Young historians analyze the words of Frederick Douglass as he considered the contradictions of the United States as a slave-owning nation that celebrated equality and freedom on the Fourth of July.
The American Revolution: Give Me Liberty
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
More than fireworks, barbeques, or sunny picnic afternoons, the Fourth of July marks a formative and important time in American history. Learn more about the key figures in the American Revolution with a collection of lesson plans, which vary in difficulty and complexity, making it a good addition to both middle and high school history classes.
Declaration of Independence
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewScholars work in pairs to decide whether leaders wrote the Declaration of Independence for the rich and powerful or for every man. To draw their conclusion, pairs read excerpts from two historians and complete a graphic organizer citing...
Stars, Stripes and Symbols of America: Comparing Our Flag, Past and Present
1st - 2nd CCSS: Adaptable
Your young historians will compare and contrast the details of the American flag today with an an image of the nation's flag from the post-Civil War era, and identify the flag's importance as a national symbol through analysis worksheets...