Who Burned the Peggy Stewart?
Students conclude findings from various political and social sources regarding the burning of the Peggy Stewart. Students explore the various opinions of Maryland colonists and strategies used to protest the British tax and policies of trade.
5th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Can't You Make Them Behave, King George?
Fifth graders describe the changes in King George III's policy toward the American colonies by sequencing key events between the French and Indian War and the American Revolution. They explain the colonial reactions to command decisions...
5th Social Studies & History
Lessons for Social Studies Educators
Point of view, purpose, and tone: three concepts readers of primary and secondary source materials must take into account when examining documents. Class members view a PowerPoint presentation and use the SOAPS strategy to identify an...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Prelude to the Revolutionary War
Work on analyzing primary source documents and informational text with a set of reference material about the American Revolution. Middle schoolers read about the precursors and significant events of the Revolutionary War, and demonstrate...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Preamble to the Constitution: How Do You Make a More Perfect Union?
Young scholars analyze the Preamble of the Constitution and identify the historical context that led to its wording. They, in groups, interpret phrases from the Preamble, examine relevant court cases and create illustrations for their...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History