American Revolution/Revolutionary War Unit

American Revolution/Revolutionary War Unit
American Revolution/Revolutionary War Unit
American Revolution/Revolutionary War Unit
American Revolution/Revolutionary War Unit
American Revolution/Revolutionary War Unit
American Revolution/Revolutionary War Unit
American Revolution/Revolutionary War Unit
American Revolution/Revolutionary War Unit
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This comprehensive unit is everything you need to teach and assess your students on the Revolutionary War! It is over 135 pages (and approximately 5-6 weeks worth of curriculum) with detailed teacher instructions, lessons, interactive materials, activities, reading passages, and assessments. FIFTEEN lessons are included in the unit!!! Many of these lessons have several mini-lessons imbedded within them, so they may take more than one class period to complete. It is the perfect companion to my American Colonization and the 13 Colonies Unit available HERE! Or purchase both units at a bundled discount price!
Early America - United States History Bundle

Please click on the PREVIEW to see the samples of the materials for Lesson 2!

The lessons and materials in the unit are:

Lesson 1: “KWL & Colonization Review”
•American Revolution KWL chart
•Flapbook for recording information on reasons for colonization in America
•Prior knowledge graphic organizer - Charters of Freedom

Lesson 2: “The French & Indian War” (all materials available for preview - click green tab under thumbnails above)
•Maps activity sheet of US before/after F&I War
•Reading passage on the F&I War
•Timeline activity sheet, including answer key
•Primary Source Analysis ("Join or Die" illustration), with background information and matching cards
•Road to Revolution chart

Lesson 3: “The Trouble Over Taxes”
•Short reading passage on "To Tax or Not to Tax"
•Differing Perspectives quote analysis (British & American perspectives on taxes)
•Response sheet (What do you think?)
•Full reading passage on "The Trouble with Taxes"
•Flapbook to record information on Sons of Liberty, Committees of Correspondence, and Circular Letters
•No Taxation without Representation response sheet
•Letter template for students to write to King George to protest taxes
•Protest poster materials and directions

Lesson 4: "The Boston Massacre”
•"What do you think?" response sheet
•Reading passage "The Massacre at the Boston State House"
•"Be an Art Analyst" - 2 activity sheets to analyze 2 different works of art on Boston Massacre
•Compare/contrast Venn diagram for art work
•Primary sources on British and American perspective of Boston Massacre
•"How did they see it" chart for primary source analysis
•"Who Was Right About the Boston Massacre" student response sheet

Lesson 5: “The Boston Tea Party”
•Poetry analysis “Revolutionary Tea”
•Reading passage "The Boston Tea Party"
•Materials for flipbook on the Who, What, When, Why, Where of the Boston Tea Party
•Intolerable Acts graphic organizer
•Boston Tea Party craftivity (with sample picture)

Lesson 6: “Loyalists vs. Patriots
•Reading passage “Loyalists vs. Patriots”
•”I’m a Loyalist” and “I’m a Patriot” descriptive charts
•Pros and Cons of being Loyalist or Patriot flapbook
•”Rebel or Tory?” student response sheet

Lesson 7: “The First Continental Congress & Patrick Henry”
•Reading passage “The First Continental Congress”
• Materials for flipbook on the Who, What, When, Why, Where of the First Continental Congress
•Mini-passage on Patrick Henry
•”A Call for War or Peace” student response sheet

Lesson 8: “The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere” (stand-alone lesson available HERE)
•Reading passage “Paul Revere’s Ride”
• “The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere” by Longfellow
• Compare/contrast Venn diagram passage and poem
•Timeline project with instructions and sample pictures

Lesson 9: “The Shot Heard ‘Round the World”
•Reading passage “The Shot Heard ‘Round the World”
• Chronological events activity sheet
• Mapping Paul Revere’s ride and the Shot Heard ‘Round the World activity sheet
•Assessment, with answer key

Lesson 10: “The Second Continental Congress & Thomas Paine”
•Reading passage “Common Sense: The Second Continental Congress & Thomas Paine”
• Materials for flipbook on the Who, What, When, Why, Where of the Second Continental Congress
• “Opposition, Outcomes, & Common Sense” mini-assessment, with answer key

Lesson 11: “The Declaration of Independence”
•Declaration timeline chart
• Black/white version of Declaration
• “Dissecting the Declaration” matching activity sheet, with answer key
•”Declaration of Independence - True or False?” activity sheet, with answer key
•”Declaration of Independence – What does it Mean?” activity sheet, with answer key

Lesson 12: “Battles of the Revolution”
•Reading passages of 6 battles and turning points of Revolution: Battle of Bunker Hill, Battle of Trenton (with artwork from Crossing the Delaware), Battle of Yorktown, Battle of Saratoga, Winter at Valley Forge, Battle of Fort Ticonderoga
•Chart for summarizing passages on battles

Lesson 13: “George Washington”
•Reading passage on George Washington
•Graphic organizer
•George Washington craftivity

Lesson 14: “Articles of Confederation”
•Mini-passage on Articles
•Graphic organizer on strengths & weaknesses
•Student response sheet

Lesson 15: “The Constitution and Bill of Rights”
•KWL charts on both documents
•2 mini-posters on each document
•Booklets with graphics on each document
•Graphic organizers for each document
•Assessement, with answer key

You might also be interested in:
American Revolution Vocabulary Cards
American Colonization/The 13 Colonies Vocabulary Cards
Writing a Drama Based on Events in the American Revolution

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141 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 months
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