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Writing the Declaration of Independence

Students begin an examination of the Declaration of Independence by viewing the film, "1776." Next they compare the Declarations rough draft with the final copy, noting the differences. Extensions of the lesson include simulations and writing news accounts.

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Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
3 days
Instructional Strategy
Discussion
Technology
Video
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