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Digital Breakout Description:
Looking for a digital breakout covering The American Revolution? If so, then this is the document for you! All you need is connection to the internet! This breakout is on a Google site.
A digital breakout has students find a series of online clues to unlock "locks." Breakouts are a great way to increase student engagement in the 21st century. The 4Cs are incorporated as students must collaborate, communicate, create, and think critically!
In this breakout:
The American Revolution was a time when the British colonists in America rebelled against the rule of Great Britain. There were many battles fought and the colonies gained their freedom and became the independent country of the United States. However, this freedom is now in jeopardy! But with your help, the citizens of the United States can secure their freedom forever! Can you break out before time is up?
History of the American Revolution
Battles of the American Revolution
Boston Tea Party
Timeline of Events
Women and Men of the American Revolution
Word and image analysis
5 Locks (Google Form):
Answer Key Included! 60 min time limit is suggested.
Purchased document is a Word doc that includes a Google Link with the breakout. Google Drive and Google Classroom ready!
Pairs well with myAmerican Revolution Choice Board.
You may also be interested in my Thirteen Colonies Digital Breakout.
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Choice Board Description:
Learning Target: Students explain the causes of the American Revolution and understand the course and consequences of the American Revolution.
This activity includes 6 activity squares that address different multiple intelligences based on the study of the American Revolution. This menu of activities can be used as a formative or summative assessment. It includes ranked activities by points and a variety of activities that assess different aspects of American Revolution concepts. Activities can be modified for your group and/or unit of study. Includes grading rubric. Document is completely editable to meet your needs.
Resistance to imperial policy
Stamp Act, the Townshend Acts
Declaration of Independence
Key Individuals: King George III, Patrick Henry, Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams
Key Women: Abigail Adams, Martha Washington, Molly Pitcher, Phillis Wheatley, and Mercy Otis Warren
Economic Topics: hardships of the war, problems of financing the war, wartime inflation, and laws against hoarding goods and materials and profiteering
Compare and Contrast
Cause and Effect
1. Create a digital brochure that explains your understanding of how political, religious, and economic ideas and interests brought about the Revolution
2. Write a press release about the people and events associated with the drafting and signing of the Declaration of Independence and its significance
3. Create magazine covers that depicts the views, lives, and impact of key individuals during this time period
4. Choose three women and from each of their points of view, write a blog entry that depicts their experience during the Revolution
5. Write a poem or a song that demonstrates your understanding of how the ideals set forth in the Declaration of Independence changed the way people viewed slavery
6. Write a friendly letter to your parents that explains the personal impact and economic hardships the war has had on your family, problems of financing the war, wartime inflation, and laws against hoarding goods and materials and profiteering.
Download includes a link to the choice board and rubric. Document can be easily shared through Google Drive or Google Classroom. Document pairs with Unit 4 of Reflections textbook by Harcourt.
© Copyright 2018 Project Based Sixth. All rights reserved. Permission is granted to copy pages specifically designed for student or teacher use by the original purchaser or licensee. This is intended to be used by one teacher unless additional licenses have been purchased. The reproduction of any other part of this product is strictly prohibited.
Can be purchased as part of a US History Choice Board Bundle.