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If you use the popular History.com series “America, the Story of Us” in your classroom, this is the product for you!
This resource package goes far beyond a typical set of content questions and answers. There are several components that can be used separately or they can be combined to create up to 2 days of teaching material.
This product is ideal for substitute teachers or as a last-minute lesson plan because very little prep is needed. Simply print off the sheets and you’re all set!
Your purchase includes the following items:
FREE article “How to make Video-Viewing more Active”
1. Teacher viewing guide that breaks the episode into 5-minute intervals
2. A 12 statement anticipation guide* worksheet for activating students’ background/prior knowledge
3. Answer key for anticipation guide
4. Worksheet with 36 content questions for the episode
5. Answer key for content questions
6. Printable crossword puzzle with 15 key terms from the episode
7. Answer key for crossword
*The free article explains how to use an anticipation guide
NOTE: All files except for the crossword puzzle and free article can be edited (using MS Word) so you can tailor them to your class if necessary. I have also included .pdf versions of each page so you can just print and go.
This particular package is designed for episode 1 “Rebels”
Episode synopsis (from History.com):
From Jamestown to Plymouth, early settlers fight for survival. Tobacco sows the seeds of opportunity; the north becomes a powerhouse of trade. Tension, taxation and resistance explode into war as the rebels take on the might of the British Empire. Washington's army is near defeat, but new weapons and battle tactics turn the tide. Forged through revolution, a new nation is born.
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