This wonderful simulation is awesome. Teach kids about the benefit of uniting together for a common cause. Teach them about ways of standing up for their rights. This activity will enhance their learning experience outside of the classroom. I have used this the past two years in my class and it co
This simulated activity assigns students the role of a custom’s enforcement officer evaluating compliance with the Stamp Act of 1765. Students begin with a briefing that explains the Stamp Act from a British perspective. Then they estimate the total number of non-compliant articles in their own h
In an effort to make the Stamp Act relevant, I developed a simulation that has students calculate what their daily Stamp Act tax would be in modern terms. They also have two analysis questions to answer and reflect on. Great for a warm up activity or a closing activity!
Students create pamphlets, launch a twitter campaign, or engage in a simulation as more and more taxes appear over time. Engage students in some of the major causes of the American Revolution with these engaging station activities. American Revolution causes: Stamp Act, Sugar Act and more
This is an extensive unit that covers two scripted CCSS lessons for the Stamp Act, Kings Taxation, The Boston Tea Party and Responding to the Kings Actions in various learning styles from: close reading, to reenactment, to visual demonstrations, to inquiry based questioning and written responses. Th
As a classroom teacher I love to get my students up and active in class. Here is another chance to do just that. This time it is about the hated Stamp Act. I've also included some follow up questions that I discuss with my students or have them journal once we finish the play. Here is what's covere
Spreading the Word Groupwork Simulation Presentation (Government). A creative approach to teaching the Stamp Act, the Intolerable Acts, the Battle of Lexington and Concord, and the Declaration of Independence. Students research, complete a script and act out the announcement to be carried by horseb
This is an extensive unit that includes scripted CCSS lessons inclusive of “I do – We do – You do” format with inquiry based questioning, close reading, graphic organizers, response sheets, interactive learning practices, visual representation activities, written responses and shared discourse to bu
The American Revolution is my favorite topic to teach! I have bundled all of my ideas and resources for teaching the American Revolution in this unit! This 2 1/2 week, 134 page American Revolution unit includes:
+ 8 Detailed Lesson Plans: Lessons cover topics related to the American Revolution such
STEM lesson about the Stamp Act and the Sons of Liberty.
Students learn lessons for today and skills for tomorrow as they collaborate to solve historical problems! In this Mind Missions lesson, students will learn about the Sons of Liberty and their resistance to British policies.
This one-page set of excerpts from the Proclamation of 1763 can be used in a wide variety of ways to aide in student understanding of the growing division between the British and the Colonists in the years preceding the Revolutionary War. As my classes explore this era, I like to emphasize the life
Are you ready to transform your classroom into 1765-1776 colonial America? In this 3 week unit students will adopt a colonist identity and experience the events leading up to the Declaration of Independence.
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American Revolution / Revolutionary War COMPLETE UNIT: This unit includes EVERYTHING you need for an entire American Revolution unit. It includes 3 weeks of formal lesson plans (no prep print) with options to extend or shorten the length of the unit, 24 original leveled reading pass
This bundle is packed with activities, graphic organizers, and highly visual and informative PowerPoints. The information included covers Columbus to the New Republic.
Included in the download:
1. Columbus to Colonies PowerPoint (48 slides)
2. Fill in the blank notes ^
3. Columbus Meme activity
This lecture is both informative and interactive as students choose their fate throughout the American Revolution period and record their "experiences" on their handout. Each student's experience is different. Students will begin their journey pre-French & Indian War and end with the Treaty of P
Revolutionary War Vocabulary Basketball Game Activity. This is a fun vocabulary review game about the Road to the Revolutionary War that your students will love! This is a 4-page document that is meant to make learning vocabulary words more enjoyable for your students. This packet includes detailed
Get your students active and engaged in your classroom!
These plays, skits, and re-enactments are useful for the Colonial America time period. I threw in the Lewis and Clark re-enactment as something extra even though it is later in time.
My students love these! I hope yours do, too. Check out A
The Road to the American Revolution Timeline Activity. Are you tired of using textbooks to teach about the American Revolution? This activity is desgined around events that led up to the Revolutionary War. It will make learning about this time period more interesting. Included events for the timelin
After the British Parliament passed the Stamp Act, Tea Act, etc, "Taxation Without Representation" became the rallying cry of the colonists. Ever want your students to experience what exactly it was like to be taxed with no representation?
This simulation will allow the students to experience th
NEW - just added Industrial Revolution, Robert Owen the "Enlightened Industrialist", A Play (Jan 3, 2018)
This collection contains ALL of the plays, skits and reenactments listed on my TPT store at a greatly reduced rate.
These are GREAT for getting students active and involved in the classroom.
Your students will learn about the taxes and actions by the British that caused the American colonists to unite against the British Empire.
~Students will create a foldable that covers the following:
-Sugar Act, Stamp Act, Townshend Act, Tea Act, and the Boston Tea Party
~Students will complet
American Revolution simulation activity
History can be difficult for students to understand and experience. Simulations help students put themselves in the past, learning about history in an authentically engaging way. Students love simulations because they don't know what the final outcome will be
This lesson includes an introduction to the independence debate in the form of a mock newspaper article from the Pennsylvania Chronicle outlining the necessary background information including the Stamp Act Congress, creation of the Committees of Correspondence, and the convening of the First Contin
The events leading up to the American Revolution are often considered gunpowder added to a powder keg that was ready to ignite at any moment.
In this experiment students add British oppression (vinegar) to Colonial anger (baking soda) to create a visual representation of the outrage taxes such as t
This game-based simulation is usually students' favorite game of the school year! In this historical simulation, students role-play as heads of diverse families throughout all parts of the Thirteen Colonies before and during the American Revolution. Students love becoming rich planters or even gro
A crossword puzzle set that provides both easy and harder levels so teachers can have the simplicity of print-and-go differentiated learning! Addresses how and why the American colonists came into huge conflict with Britain as well as the Declaration of Independence and its main provisions.
Students participate in activities that bring to life the Age of Discovery, the Stamp Act, the Revolutionary War, and other crucial events. Over 25 activities.This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can po
This is a role-playing exercise designed to help students understand the events that led to the American Revolution. They will also realize how some were harmed by the British actions in the late 18th century, while others were affected little. Eighteen colonial role cards are provided, you can dup
In this simulation activity, students will think they are receiving M&M’s in a classroom economy system, but they will actually be learning about the Stamp Act, Sugar Act and “No Taxation without Representation” that the colonists dealt with during the American Revolution.
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This is the necessary accompaniment to the Life In The Colonies Game. In this simulation, students will simulate different members of pre-American Revolution society to answer the essential questions: "How much did the Stamp Act affect colonists financially?" and "Was it just stamps the patriots p
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1.Everybody Wave Hello
This song opens our time together and sets the stage for upcoming learning.
Children can the the opportunity to follow three one-step directions,
while reaching out to connect with other people.
2. Doin' the Robot Dance
Revolutionary War Quiz. This is a 3-page quiz (with an answer key) on the Revolutionary War and includes topics such as the Boston Tea Party, Continental Army, Declaration of Independence, Parliment, Acts such as the Quartering, Currency, Stamp, and Sugar Act, and many more topics.
This Evolution and Geologic Time Scale Unit Bundle product includes four lessons, a pre-assessment or warm-up page, an editable unit cover to include your own state standards and word bank, editable multiple choice assessment with answer key, a project and more (74 printable pages)! Each lesson come
This is the Same group of CDs that sells for $12 each BUT there is NO artwork or labeling of songs on the CD faces themselves. They are simply solid shiny silver with the name of each CD lightly printed in marker so that you will be able to differentiate between them. Also, they will not be shrink-w