We found 69 reviewed resources for intolerable acts
Not Getting the News about the Stamp Act
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How did American colonists react to the Stamp Act of 1765? Your young historians will examine primary source material by reading excerpts from a transcription of the Pennsylvania Gazette and then identifying the sentiments expressed by...
Causes of the American Revolution
10th - 11th CCSS: Adaptable
Beginning with the experience of hearing that lockers in school will be taxed, through analysis of political cartoons and informational text, and culminating in a debate between loyalists and patriots, your class members will engage in a...
The Story Behind the Boston Tea Party
4 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The event in American history now known as the Boston Tea Party was really anything but a party. Discover how the tax on tea in pre-revolutionary America was seen by colonists as an infringement on their rights and livelihoods, and how...
Taxes & Smuggling - Prelude to Revolution
12 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Why are the American Revolution and the War for Independence not the same thing? Were taxes really the main point of contestation for the colonists? Listen as this fantastic presenter discusses the roots of the American Revolution,...
Museum of Tolerance: Teaching Tolerance
7th - 12th
How do you teach classes to recognize and confront intolerance? To recognize their preconceptions and commit to change? The materials in this collection, prepared by the Museum of Tolerance, are designed to achieve these goals. Whether or not a visit to the Museum is in the works for your classes, they will benefit from the activities and exercises in this collection designed to promote tolerance and understanding.
The Making of the Fittest: Got Lactase? The Co-evolution of Genes and Culture
15 mins 8th - Higher Ed CCSS: Designed
Got milk? Only two cultures have had it long enough to develop the tolerance of lactose as an adult. Learn how the responsible genes evolved along with the cultures that have been consuming milk. This rich film is supplied with a few...
It Can't Happen Here or Can It?: Peer Pressure, Prejudice and Intolerance
6th - 8th
Students examine the pressures of group-pressured behavior. In this teaching tolerance lesson, students read literature and view videos regarding negative group behavior. Students answer comprehension questions and participate in a survey.
Teaching Tolerance: Accepting and Embracing Differences
3rd - 5th CCSS: Designed
Since the attacks on September 11th, people have become less accepting of others that are different. By reading picture books that focus on teaching tolerance, learners learn how to accept and respect people's differences.