This PowerPoint includes the following major topics: Effects of French & Indian War, Stamp Act, Townshend Act, King George, Boston Massacre, Sons of Liberty, Sam Adams, Committees of Correspondence, Boston Tea Party, Intolerable Acts, Continental Congress, Paul Revere, Battle of Lexington & Concord, Minutemen, Bunker Hill, Thomas Paine's Common Sense, Declaration of Independence, Loyalists vs. Patriots, Treaty of Paris, etc. (Essential Questions are built into the PowerPoint as well.)
Please see my Guided Notes that coincides with this PowerPoint,
they are ideal for lower-level students that need visuals:
04 - The War for Independence - Scaffold/Guided Notes (Blank and Filled-In)
My powerpoint has title slides for each section of the textbook that corresponds with the notes---you could simply edit those slides to have them match the textbook you use in your class.
PLEASE NOTE: I have slides built into this PowerPoint that has the characters from the John Adams series. My students watch the first two episodes (Episode 1: Join or Die and Episode 2: Independence) along with these notes:
Viewing Guide: John Adams (Episode 01 - Join or Die) HBO Miniseries
Viewing Guide: John Adams (Episode 02 - Independence) HBO Miniseries
NEED OTHER ACTIVITIES OR ASSIGNMENTS FOR THIS TIME PERIOD? HERE ARE SOME:
Activity: Colonial Flyer
Activity: Declaration of Your Independence
Primary Source Comparison: "The Boston Massacre"
more coming soon...