Declarations of Independence
Students examine what they know about American Indians past and present, then research key issues facing American Indian tribes today. To synthesize their learning, students write letters taking the perspective of an American Indian.
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The Declaration of Independence
Guide teenagers through a study of the Declaration of Independence. Learners read the document, keeping a guiding question in mind as they examine this primary source. They then respond to three questions relating to the text and the...
7th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Two Sides of the Declaration of Independence
Budding historians read six documents related to grievances that led to the writing of the Declaration of Independence. They then craft an essay in which they discuss the perspective of both the colonists and the king. This DBQ could be...
11th - 12th English Language Arts
Celebrate Freedom Week: The Declaration of Independence
Find your next great activity for studying the Declaration of Independence and the concept of unalienable rights. It includes background information on the writing of this momentous document, as well vocabulary, worksheets and graphic...
5th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Declaration of Independence
Learners analyze the Declaration of Independence. They identify and describe various sections of the document then discuss how the colonists responded to it. As a culminating activity, they write their own declarations of independence as...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Was the War of 1812 Our Second War of Independence?
Though it occurred almost 40 years later, could the United States have been fighting for their independence again in the War of 1812? Using appropriate primary source material from each of the two wars, compare and contrast the situation...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Declaration of Independence
Give budding historians a guided exploration of the Declaration of Independence, historic photos, videos, and more as they deepen their understanding of the American Revolution and the attitude of the colonists leading up to the war.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Graphic Organizer: The Declaration of Independence
Help your young historians to analyze and break down the Declaration of Independence with this detailed graphic organizer. After reading the primary source, learners review the document's purpose, ideas about individual rights, major...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Argument of the Declaration of Independence
When in the course of a course on historic American events, it becomes necessary for learners to examine, with decent respect, the Declaration of Independence, it becomes evident that there are six separate and equal parts of that...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
"Declaration of Independence" From Plagiarism
So, what does the Declaration of Independence even mean? Learners of all ages paraphrase the Declaration of Independence in modern terms. They work as a group or class to paraphrase the language of the Declaration of Independence. There...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts