Make the American Revolution introduction and review more hands on! Ever put up a word wall and then forget about it for the rest of the unit? Well, not any more. The bundle includes introduction ideas, activities that would be perfect for a quick warm up or a nice end of the day review.
**WARNING: Initially very work intensive. All of the copying, laminating and cutting will be well worth your time!
*Steps to Revolution Stations
-8 researched placards that describe the crucial events that led to the American Revolution. Each has timelines, pictures, or graphic organizers to help students process the reading.
-Student handouts that work with interactive spirals.
~A tool to summarize and gather data
~Two pages of graphic organizers for students to annotate and put into their own words.
-A page of ideas and directions on how to utilize the placards and student handouts.
*American Revolution Word Wall-
Are grouped into bundles: Name plate with chevron, name plate blank, color photo of the events/people/words, grey scale of the events/people/words, essay explanation of the event/people/words, modified essay explanation with simplified vocabulary and sentence structure.
-People Included: John Adams, Abagail Adams, Samuel Adams, Paul Revere, Thomas Jefferson, Patrick Henry, Mercy Otis Warren, Benjamin Franklin, Bernardo de Galvez, Haym Salomon, Marquis de Lafayette, Thomas Paine, George Washington, James Armistead, Crispus Attucks, King George III
-Events and Agreements Included: Saratoga, Yorktown, Valley Forge, Treaty of Paris of 1783, Articles of Confederation
-Terms to know include: Loyalist, Patriot, Resolution
There are four task cards total. Each card has 4 different task. Copy one sheet cut it and put the four cards in a baggie for a table/team to pick from as they work with the world wall.
The first task card focuses on the students getting familiar with the people/events/agreements/terms. The second and third ask students to play with the words and become more familiar. The fourth one ask the students to make deeper connections to their learning.
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