It's not me, it's You.
Have students examine the text of the Declaration of Independence. Students will use the Declaration to understand why the colonists wanted to break away from England. Once students analyze the text and answered the basic comprehension questions, they write a short break up letter to England from the perspective of a boyfriend/girlfriend who is over the relationship. A fun and creative way to assess their understanding of the Declaration of Independence and the grievances of the Colonists. Also, includes the text of the Declaration of Independence.