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Causes of the American Revolution Project: Create a Board Game

Grade Levels
6th - 8th
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  1. Students will have the opportunity to create board games, visuals, timelines, talk shows, newspapers, biography book covers, poems, booklets and advertisements in order to show off what they learned about the American Revolution. Additionally, students will read excerpts from the Declaration of Ind
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This project is a really fun and creative way for students to show off what they learned about the causes of the American Revolution. Students will create the rules and directions for the game, create the required pieces, and create a colorful and detailed board game.

The Resource Includes:

✓ Step-by-Step Directions, Requirements and Ideas

✓ Required Content Topics

✓ Rubric

✓ 6 Game Board Templates

✓ 2 Options for Game Card Templates

✓ 2 Options for Spinners

✓ 3 Options for Game Pieces

✓ 1 Template for Dice

✓ 1 Template for Game Money

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Total Pages
16 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.


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