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Building a Nation

Eighth graders identify the main ideas of the U.S. Declaration of Independence. They read and discuss text, read and summarize a section of the Declaration of Independence in small groups, and write a paper on why the colonists felt it was necessary to write the Declaration of Independence.

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Resource Details

Grade
8th
Subjects
United States History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Research
Year
2005

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