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The Battle of Yorktown

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
The Battle of Yorktown was an important battle of the American Revolutionary War for all sides. Learners read everything from the point of view of the British, the Americans, and finally, the French. After reading, they answer...
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On This Day: The British Surrender at Yorktown

For Students 7th - Higher Ed Standards
Why was the Battle of Yorktown not as decisive in the American Revolution as many people believe? Young scholars consider the question while viewing video clips from historians who discuss the various factors that went into the American...
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The American Revolution: Battles

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Every war has a number of turning point battles that define the outcome. Inform learners of three major battles of the American Revolution. The Battle of Bunker Hill, Saratoga, Yorktown and the Treaty of Paris are each discussed. Maps...
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Victory at Yorktown

For Students 8th - 9th
In this Yorktown victory historical term worksheet, students complete ten fill in the blank questions to assess their understanding of this time in United States history.
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Yorktown

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students examine the last major battle of the Revolutionary War at Yorktown. After viewing photographs, they participate in simulations of the surrender by Cornwallis. To end the activity, they put the events of the battle into the...
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Yorktown and Treaty of Paris

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders discuss the importance of battles fought during the Revolutionary War. They summarize the events, people, and strategies of significance in the Battle of Yorktown. They identify the significance of the the adoption of...
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Zoom In: Surrender at Yorktown

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders look at parts of pictures from the historical events that occurred in Yorktown and discuss the picture parts until the entire photograph is displayed. In this Yorktown lesson plan, 4th graders view pictures in a PowerPoint...
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Tea Overboard

For Students 3rd - 12th Standards
While less well known than the event in Boston, the Yorktown Tea Party was equally decisive in turning community sentiment against Great Britain. To gain an understanding of why the colonists objected to the Tea Act, young historians...
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Why Did Some Colonial Virginians Seek Independence?

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
To understand the reasonings of those colonials who sought independence from England, young historians are divided into content groups that examine documents related to either the Boston Tea Party, the Yorktown Tea Party, Tea Overboard,...
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The American Revolution: 1775 - 1783

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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The American Revolution: 1775-1783

For Teachers 8th - 11th
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...
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Why Did Some Colonial Virginians Continue to Support the King?

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
Not all colonials supported the American Revolution. A resource from the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown ask young historians to investigate the reasons why some colonial Virginians were loyalist and continued to support King...
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Happy Endings: The Final Battle

For Teachers 5th
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...
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Surrender at Yorktown

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine the start of the American Revolution. In this American History lesson, 8th graders analyze primary sources. Students prepare a narration of events leading up to the revolution. 
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Language Arts: GloFish - Illuminating Essays

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young scholars research the genetically-engineered GloFish and write essays expressing their views about the subject. They evaluate the pros and cons of genetic engineering.Students may also hold a debate about genetic engineering.
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What Made George Washington a Good Military Leader?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students identify the qualities of an effective military leader. In this Revolutionary War instructional activity, students view several Internet resources about George Washington's life. Student groups research one of four battles, and...
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Tolivers Secret Historical Fiction Unit

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students read a historical fiction about the generals Cornwallis and Washington. For this Revolutionary War lesson, students discover how these two generals lead the patriotic victory at Yorktown, which ended the Revolutionary War.
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The War in the South, 1778–1781

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The second in a three-part look at the Revolutionary War focuses the years from 1778 through 1781 and zooms in on military operations in the southern colonies, the French alliance, and the role African-Americans played in events. Class...
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Battles of the American Revolution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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....
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The Power of Remembrance

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
On every July 4th, we watch fireworks and celebrate our independence, but how is the history of the American Revolution preserved? Four social studies lesson guide learners through different memorials, commemorative objects, and restored...
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Ending the War, 1783

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The various peace proposals, made by both sides, to end the Revolutionary War come under scrutiny in this final lesson of a three-part series on the war. Class members read primary source documents and compare them with military...
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American Revolution Timeline Project

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
This simple project can have great implications for your learners' understanding of the shifts in power during the American Revolution. Using an included worksheet, your young historians will design a timeline of the revolution and...
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American Revolution Project

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Your young historians will have the opportunity to design a six-page brochure on the American Revolution with specific guidelines for what to include in each section. Activities for each page range from creating an acrostic poem using...
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U.S. Constitution Crossword Puzzles: Intermediate #1

For Teachers 7th - 10th
All of the details of American history fall into place with a clever crossword puzzle. Nearly 100 clues prompt middle and high schoolers to fit the correct answers to topics including the American Revolution, the Civil War, and...

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