Washington's Letter to Governor George Clinton

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Gain insight into General George Washington's role at Valley Forge with a activity that challenges scholars to examine a primary resource—a letter to Governor George Washington—and answer one focus question.   

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Direct pupils to glue the worksheet into their interactive reading notebook or binder 
  • Gather additional materials learners can browse about George Washington and Valley Forge  
  • Post the focus question on a classroom blog, instruct class members to respond to the question and reply to at least one peer 
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires copies—two pages, ones sides, or one page, double sided 
  • Assumes learners have background knowledge of the American Revolution 
  • Highlights vocabulary terms using bold font
  • Word bank offers ket terms and definitions 
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