American Revolution Activity / Enlightenment Unit World History

American Revolution Activity / Enlightenment Unit World History
American Revolution Activity / Enlightenment Unit World History
American Revolution Activity / Enlightenment Unit World History
American Revolution Activity / Enlightenment Unit World History
American Revolution Activity / Enlightenment Unit World History
American Revolution Activity / Enlightenment Unit World History
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World History American Revolution Activity / Quiz / Teaching Enlightenment Unit

THE FIRST SEMESTER OF WORLD HISTORY

THE WHOLE YEAR OF WORLD HISTORY

The creation of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution are the pinnacle of the Enlightenment. In order to teach this effectively I make sure to reference this throughout the Enlightenment Unit as I go through each one of the philosophers. In this easy to use lesson I use a couple of difference items to make sure that the students completely understand how the American Revolution was influenced by the Enlightenment.

Here is what I am including:

1. DIRECT TEACHING PRESENTATION: The direct teaching portion of this can be posted on a website for school or gone through directly with the students. I have my students read this in conjunction with their book which is around 4-5 pages of information. I decided to pull the questions and use them in the slide show as I made the questions RED and the answers to the questions in BOLD.

2. JOHN GREEN CRASH COURSE: John Green does a great job of summarizing a lot of the points that I want to emphasize but in a much faster and more organized way. I use this video for my bonus question and as a good way to wrap things up before the quiz.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HlUiSBXQHCw&list=PLBDA2E52FB1EF80C9

3. QUIZ: This is a 5 question quiz that goes with the reading and also includes the answer key.

4. FOLLOW UP ACTIVITY: This is a fun way to talk about the American Revolution as I go over the first one with the students and then have them work in pairs to answer the rest of the questions.

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