Timeline of the American Revolution
Eighth graders cut out and place the labels/events on the timeline where they think they ought to go on an American Revolution timeline. .
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American Revolution Timeline Project
This simple project can have great implications for your learners' understanding of the shifts in power during the American Revolution. Using an included worksheet, your young historians will design a timeline of the revolution and...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
On the Road to Revolution: Creating a Living Timeline
Divided into nine topic groups, from the Proclamation of 1763 to the Battles of Lexington and Concord, your young historians will research major events on the road to the American Revolution and then create a 2-3 minute sketch explaining...
5th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
What Leads to Revolution?
From the essential question about the cause of the American Revolution to a Town Hall meeting hosted by and for your social studies class, a set of American history lessons are a great addition to your Revolutionary War unit. After...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Preparing for Revolution
Class members create a timeline of actions by both the British parliament and the colonists that led to the outbreak of the American Revolution. Groups use the provided Primary Source Analysis Tool to examine and evaluate materials to...
8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
American Revolution (And What if There Had Not Been One?)
Eighth graders create scenes that might have existed if the American Revolution had not taken place. They use information they have gathered to plan, produce, and present a variety of products from the perspective of a British citizen in...
8th Social Studies & History
American Revolution Interactive Timeline
A chamber door handle from the house George Washington lived in as president. A plate from the English battleship Guerriere. A document that details a disabled soldier’s pension. Docent-narrated videos detailing the history and...
5th - 12th Social Studies & History
Colonial Broadsides and the American Revolution
Students access the Library of Congress's collection of Broadsides (printed material with news, entertainment, advertisements, etc.) and explore their impact on events leading up to the Revolutionary War. They create a timeline with...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
The Road to the American Revolution
Students consider the case for forming a new, independent nation. In this American Revolution lesson plan, students examine the people, places, and events that led to the outbreak of war in the colonies. Students compare colonial...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Story Behind the Boston Tea Party
The event in American history now known as the Boston Tea Party was really anything but a party. Discover how the tax on tea in pre-revolutionary America was seen by colonists as an infringement on their rights and livelihoods, and how...
4 mins 8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable