The American Revolution: An Electronic Field Trip
Students examine basic facts of American Revolution, conduct Internet research to explore major events, choose topic and evaluate data, and write letters to or from fictitious person who could have been involved in that event during Revolution.
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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...
6th - 8th 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...
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Students discover the American Revolution by creating a movie in class. In this documentary film making lesson, students research the events that led to the American Revolution by examining images from a slide-show. Students utilize...
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
The American Revolution: On The Spot Reporting
Students explore the American Revolution. In this Colonial history instructional activity, students research and then report "on the spot" from an American Revolution War battlefield from a patriot or loyalist's point of view. They will...
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American Revolution in Literature: My Brother Sam is Dead
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