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 their topics to the class.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Check out extension activity whereby learners create brochures attracting tourists to the site of an assigned Revolutionary War battle
  • Design rubric to highlight expectations for both timeline and battle brochure activity
Pros

  • Two engaging and collaborative activities that are well presented in one resource
  • Group roles for timeline activity are described in activity sheet
  • All handouts and student guidelines included
Cons

  • None
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  • On the Road to Revolution: Creating a Living Timeline - 8th Grade
  • On the Road to Revolution: Creating a Living Timeline - 5th Grade
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