This includes both a great, concise, two page close reading with interesting visuals and key concepts for social science clearly stated. The Road to Revolution informational text has wide margins for annotation. It comes with an annotation guide. Key Common Core vocabulary for social sciences are bold throughout.The reading details the events that pushed the US colonies to independence including: The Stamp Act, Tea Act, Townshend Act, Sons of Liberty, Boston Tea Party, the Boston Massacre, Lexington & Concord, the First Continental Congress and the Declaration of Independence.
There are two lesson options for further processing! Students complete a reading analysis Common Core worksheet or a fun, yet common core War-O-Meter Activity. In the War-O-Meter activity students assume the perspective of a colonist and evaluate which of the events would have infuriated them the most, pushing the colonies toward independence.
The Common Core worksheet includes an answer key!
Have a great lesson!
Tony Pavlovich, Instructomania