: Famous People of the American Revolution Poster Activity
If you are studying the American Revolution or events surrounding it, then this poster will fit right into your lessons.
Let your students show what they've learned about 6 famous people from the American Revolution by using this 8.5 x 11 poster.
This poster will look great hanging outside your classroom, and parents will enjoy reading them when they are sent home.
I have marked this poster for grades 4-5, but please read the topics below to help you decide if it will work for you.
Grab your media specialist, check books out from the library to have in class, use your social studies book, watch videos, go to the computer lab, etc. Use whatever resources you would like to have students fill in the information.
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The "Famous People from the Revolution" poster activity has plenty of places for students to add their own creative touches with color when they color in the images of the famous people.
On this poster, there are 6 famous people. There is then a sentence that goes with the person. It is written as if the person is speaking. The sentence is tied to an event in history associated with the person, but the students must elaborate on it to finish the statement. The answers are open ended, but they should include factual information.
The sections for the students to fill out as a writing activity are:
* I am George Washington. I was chosen to lead the Continental Army because...
*I am Benedict Arnold. I was considered a traitor because....
*I am King George III. I was unpopular with the colonists because...
*I am Patrick Henry. I influenced the American Revolution movement by....
*I am Benjamin Franklin. When I negotiated with France during the war, it resulted in......
* Students pick their own person to complete for this section.
Use as a center activity, homework project, partner activity, before standardized testing, part of a unit test review, etc. Also, it's perfect for a sub. project if you have already studied these topics. Use it in your classroom however you would like.
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