We found 67 reviewed resources for intolerable acts
Not Getting the News about the Stamp ActLesson Planet
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 RevolutionLesson Planet
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...
Revolutionary War Era Tick-Tack- ToeLesson Planet
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
So many fantastic activities on the American Revolution! From drawing political cartoons illustrating events of the Boston Massacre to writing a diary entry as a shopkeeper during the Boston Tea Party, your young historians will...
The Story Behind the Boston Tea PartyLesson Planet
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...
The Stamp Act/Taxation Without RepresentationLesson Planet
Fourth graders discuss the Stamp Act and the preamble. In this social science lesson, 4th graders examine protests and show that the colonists reacted to the Stamp Act by protesting. Students study various cartoons and state what the...
First Continental Congress (Part II)Lesson Planet
4 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Supplement your traditional textbook chapter with this instructional video on the first Continental Congress, which highlights key points such as the passage of the Intolerable Acts, boycott of British goods, and primary purpose of the...
The Making of the Fittest: Got Lactase? The Co-evolution of Genes and CultureLesson Planet
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...
Museum of Tolerance: Teaching ToleranceLesson Planet
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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 Road to Revolution: (1770-1776)Lesson Planet
8th - 12th
Posing a guiding question about the inevitability of the American Revolution, the presentation guides students through the circumstances leading up to "The shot heard 'round the world" up to the Declaration of Independence. Teachers can...
Exploring the 1981 United Nations Declaration on the Elimination of All Forms of Intolerance and of Discrimination Based on Religion or BeliefLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students are introduced to the United Nations Declaraion on the Elimination of All Forms of Intolerence and of Discrimination Based on Religion or Belief. Using the document, they discuss issues raised about the source of rights linked...
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. ...