American Revolution Simulation
Young scholars play games, and conduct a role-play to examine why the American colonies declared their independence. They analyze the demands England placed on the colonies, and create lists of rights and privileges.
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American Revolution Simulation: Colonial History, Drama
Students explain why the American colonies declared the independence, students should relate to that which is held most dearly i.e. life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. They participate in a drama that illustrates this.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
General George Washington In Massachusetts — 1775–1776
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...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Infection Game: The Shape of Change
Encourage the spread of knowledge in your class with this cross-curricular epidemic simulation. Pulling together science, social studies, and math, this lesson engages students in modeling the spread of infectious diseases, collecting...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Colonial America: Causes Of The American Revolution
Students examine the causes of the American Revolution. In this colonial America lesson, students read handouts regarding the sequence of events that led to the commencement of the war. Students complete the provided worksheets and...
7th - 10th Social Studies & History
"The Real McCoy:" African American Inventors in History
Class members research African American inventors, the challenges they faced in their attempts to patent their works, and the importance of their inventions to the development of technology. After a brief introduction to inventors Elijah...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
American Revolution in Literature: My Brother Sam is Dead
Eighth graders become familiar with the American Revolution while they enjoy reading an historical novel. This lesson help students picture the difficulties people had in deciding whether or not to support the American Revolution.
8th English Language Arts