112 Multiple Choice Questions and 4 Crossword Puzzle Reviews -- with each puzzle provided in two levels, easy and hard, for instant differentiation! Full solution keys provided for everything -- a complete 1776 Director's Cut activity pack!
1776 Director's Cut Movie Activity Pack!
is a great movie to show if you are teaching the American Revolution or the Declaration of Independence! A rollicking musical, it embeds a huge amount of background knowledge into the songs, so students absorb patterns and details without even realizing they're learning as they have fun! There's no better way to tell the story of the Second Continental Congress!
In the vein of the hit musical Hamilton
, except using only language that is appropriate for a public school classroom, 1776
features major players in the fight for American independence: John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, John Dickinson, Lewis Morris, John Hancock, and many more, with frequent reference to George Washington's ongoing role as Commander of the Continental Army.
What You will Get in this 1776 Director's Cut Worksheets & Puzzles Pack
• Worksheet in movie order with 112 problems
• 4-day lesson plan showing which problems match each of 4 daily segments of the movie
• Worksheet answer key
• 4 crossword puzzle sets, each designed to go with one of the 4 daily segments of the movie
• Differentiation at your fingertips: each crossword provided in both an easy and an advanced version, for 8 crossword puzzles total
• Solution grid answer key for each of the 8 crossword puzzles
• Study / vocabulary list for each of the 8 crossword puzzles
• Lesson plan ideas!
For a great time exploring the American Revolution with your students, think about showing 1776
and using this movie activity pack to reinforce learning, assess student progress, and hold students accountable!
LOOKING FOR A 1776 MOVIE WORKSHEETS TO GO WITH THE THEATRICAL RELEASE OF THE FILM?
Most DVDs sold of 1776
these days seem to be the Director's Cut, but if you are watching the movie on a streaming service, it might be the theatrical release of the film. The theatrical release is about 20 minutes shorter, at approximately 148 minutes, and doesn't include the song "Cool, Considerate Men."
If you need worksheets that match the original theatrical release, visit the link below!
1776 Movie Worksheets for Original Theatrical Release of the Film