Different Perspectives: The American Revolution

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Prompt your young historians to hone in their reading comprehension skills by considering the fascinating perspective that Rudyard Kipling offers in his poem, "The American Rebellion", which provides an alternative perspective toward the rallying cry and philosophy of the American Revolution.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Analyze the poem excerpt together as a class, or have learners work with partners to mark up the poem, prior to having them respond to the worksheet prompt individually
Classroom Considerations

  • Learners should have a firm understanding of the ideals of the American Revolution and colonists' point of view prior to beginning this worksheet
Pros

  • Provides excerpt of Kipling's poem for analysis
  • Includes answer key (possible responses to worksheet prompt)
Cons

  • None
Common Core