To Declare Independence or Not??

Students debate and role play about whether the colonists should declare independence from England or not. In this American history and oral communication lesson, students read informational text about the colonists and their relationship with England. Students work as a group to do research either as a Patriot or a Loyalist, then hold a classroom debate about whether independence should be declared or not.

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Grade
4th - 5th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategies
Simulation
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