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Title: Taxation without Representation
Fourth graders act out a skit on Taxation without Representation using common props such as M&M's.
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The American Revolution
Invite your class on a ride through the American Revolution. Young historians travel through time as they explore the events that led to the foundation of the United States of America. Over the course of eight lessons, this unit provides...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
America Established Because of Protest
Students explore events and causes that led to American Revolution and examine popular pro-Patriot renderings and texts of these issues created both at that time and in later years. Students then prepare and deliver oral presentations...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
The Stamp Act/Taxation Without Representation
Fourth graders discuss the Stamp Act and the preamble. In this social science lesson, 4th graders examine protests and show that the colonists reacted to the Stamp Act by protesting. Students study various cartoons and state what the...
4th Social Studies & History
American Colonial Life in the Late 1700s: Distant Cousins
Learners research how early colonists lived. They investigate late 17th century colonist's lives from Massachusetts and Delaware. Using their research, students write historical fiction in the form of friendly letters between the two...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
Taxation Without Representation
Learners experience taxation without representation by simulating British imposition of taxes on colonists. Students use candy to represent money, and receive small wages. Learners then write paragraphs about their feelings during...
4th - 7th Social Studies & History