Colonial America and The American Revolution

How did the founding of the American colonies lead to a revolution? Use the essential question and sample activities to guide learners through a series of history lessons. Additionally, the packet includes effective strategies to implement the lessons and materials into your curriculum.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Teaching strategies in the packet are a great addition to any class or subject, as they are not exclusive to social studies
  • Bring into your unit on the American Revolution or Colonial America
  • Use the bibliography at the end of the resource to guide planning or professional development
Classroom Considerations

  • The packet is 198 pages long, however, the first 72 pages contain teaching strategies and instructions; the last part of the packet includes sample lessons, materials, and online resources
  • Some of the primary source images are in color and may not print well in black and white
Pros

  • Comes with a table of contents for easy organization
  • Provides a daily planner complete with focus questions, factual details, and sample learning experiences
  • Easily applicable to a cross-curricular or interdisciplinary lesson
  • A great resource to reinforce critical reading with informational text
  • Includes several different teaching strategies and ways to access multiple intelligences with differentiation and Bloom's Taxonomy
  • Worksheets and graphic organizers for sample lessons are all included
Cons

  • None
Common Core

Included Materials - Join to Access

  • Lesson Plan
  • Teacher Reference
  • Worksheet
  • Map
  • Primary Source
  • Project
  • Graphics & Images
  • Reading Passage
  • Informational Text
  • Student Reference