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Use this graphic organizer to teach the colonial grievances found in the Declaration of Independence, and how those grievances were later addressed in the U.S. Constitution.Includes a fill-in-the-blank version and a completed version!Students can master the American Revolution AND the Constitution w
This "Understanding the Declaration of Independence" Article & Review breaks down each section of the United States Declaration of Independence in a clear, easy to understand way. Plus, both a printable version and a digital version that is compatible with Google Slides is included, so this reso
This product includes 2 Activities!! The first activity HOOKS the students by breaking a part the components of a BREAK UP LETTER. The second activity dives into investigating the Declaration of Independence.*In the first activity, students will write their own break up letter following the 4 part
Students engage in six different stations using primary and secondary sources on the Declaration of Independence. The stations cover the following: Station 1: Students will analyze the Declaration of Independence Statement of Human Rights ("We hold these truths...") Station 2: Students will analy
In the ninth lesson of the Articles of Confederation unit, the students will use primary sources to answer the question: Why did the Constitution allow slavery to continue, if the Declaration of Independence claimed that “all men are created equal?". The prerequisite knowledge base for this lesson w
★STUDENT FAVORITE★ - Students analyze the Declaration of Independence with a Chart - Students write their own list of grievances in a declaration to the school - Answer Key Included
9th - 12th
Need to get across the main points of the Declaration of Independence but only have one class period to do it? This lesson plan can help! And the best part is, it's not a lecture! Draw students in with a fun discussion topic, guide them through an in-class reading of the Declaration, and have them r
When was the Declaration of Independence signed? “July 4, 1776.” (Are you sure?) What sentence in this eloquent document stoked the fires of intolerance and nearly led to the genocide of a proud people? How faithfully did the signers fulfill their pledge of offering “our lives, our fortunes and
10th - 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Staff
Ethos, Pathos, and Logos Used for Persuasive Effect: This lesson plan focuses on how Jefferson employs specific rhetorical devices for persuasive effect in the Declaration of Independence. Students will identify examples of ethos, pathos, and logos in the text and explain why they are effective in s
This 23 question document analysis guides students through each of the four parts of the Declaration of Independence - The Preamble, Declaration of Natural Rights, the List of Grievances, and the Statement of Independence. In this activity, students are asked to read parts of the Declaration (includ
This is a lesson designed to help guide students into writing a quality Grievance letter to make change in their school, community, or state. Following the study of the events that led up to the Declaration of Independence and the Revolutionary War, students will learn the difference between logical
6th - 12th, Higher Education
This handout should be paired with a copy of the Declaration of Independence in either paper or digital form. Student match colonial grievances with quotes from the D of I. So many historian skills can be practiced with this one handout. (using primary sources is one of them!)
6th - 12th
Stations activity revolving around the Declaration of Independence. These include: Read It! - Reading over the DeclarationPodcast It! - Listen to 15 minute podcast about the DeclarationExplore It! - Looking at some of the grievances listed in the DeclarationResearch It! - Research how the Declaratio
If you want your students to understand what the Declaration of Independence says but the wording is difficult? Try this lesson with 38 slides that include re-written sections for the Preamble, Grievances, and Conclusion in a more simplified way. Plus Questions, Notes, and a Lesson Guide. Objecti
9th - 12th
An excellent lesson plan for teaching the Declaration of Independence to high school students. Students compare the Declaration of Independence to a break-up letter. Student pairs work through the grievances listed in the document. Powerpoint lesson contains: - Do Now Activity - Relevant Student
This document analysis activity helps students to understand the Declaration through annotation and guided reading questions. The Declaration is sectioned into three parts: the preamble and statement of beliefs, list of complaints, and steps taken to address and declaration. Students will annotate e
8th - 12th
For your convenience, I have uploaded the entirety of the Declaration of Independence onto a single sheet (front and back) for you to print for your students to have individual copies. In my class, we have looked over the Declaration together with highlighters and have discussed the importance of:"A
5th - 12th
Introduce the Declaration of Independence to your students by giving them a simulation where Minnie and Mickey are breaking up. Help Minnie list "grievances" against Mickey, and write a breakup letter to him. Then, connect it to how Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence to "breakup"
The Declaration of Independence Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode interesting facts about the Declaration of Independence . The Declaration of Independence Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes
The Declaration of Independence Digital Escape Room will take students on a secret mission through two 360° VIEW rooms! Students will decode interesting facts about the Declaration of Independence. This product covers the following topics: grievances, King George III, Second Continental Congress, Jo
4th - 8th
Extensive ALL digital guided lesson for American Revolutionary Era in Georgia aligned to the GSE for SS8H3a-d: Analyze the role of Georgia in the American Revolutionary Era. The slides are scaffolded to build understanding. Slides are hyperlinked for students to gather information about Georgia duri
Try something exciting with this Digital Declaration of Independence Interactive Google Slides Presentation ™ with self-checking questions! You can EASILY download the Google Slides ™ as a PowerPoint if that platform works better for you! (directions inside) Perfect for distance learning.Topics incl
This resource includes both an excellent paraphrased version and a series of questions based on the Declaration of Independence. The paraphrased version makes the document more accessible to students and the questions are intended to familiarize students with the various grievances put forth by the
We hold these truths to be self-evident...This bundle contains 4 resources for teaching Thomas Jefferson's Declaration of Independence: an Understanding the Declaration article, a primary source matching activity, and two annotated close reads, one of the Declaration of Independence itself, and one
7th - 11th

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