Causes of the American Revolution | Road to the Revolutionary War

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Shelly Rees
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4th - 7th, Homeschool
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The timeline piece of this was engaging and helped my students see how all the tensions lead up to the Revolutionary War.
Great resource! I have been using this to make a timeline lapbook for the causes of the Revolution. Very easy to use and great break down of key information!
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Your students will enjoy learning about the Causes of the American Revolution with this interactive packet. These hands-on activities will help your students learn and understand the cause/effect relationships of events on the road to the Revolutionary War!

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This resource includes both a printable version AND a digital version. The digital version is on Google Slides and is perfect for distance learning, independent work, centers, and more!

This helpful packet includes:

  • Create a Timeline: Students construct a timeline of the major events leading to the Revolutionary War using the printable timeline boxes.
  • Interactive Notebook Foldables: Printable foldables for each of the major events can be used for student note-taking and learning the chronology of the events.
  • Large Pennant Timeline: Use these for a bulletin board or classroom activity to identify the chronology of the events leading to the Revolutionary War. Includes both B/W and Red-Bordered Pennants for your printing preference.
  • Printable AND Digital Version

This packet addresses the following events leading to the Revolutionary War:

  • French & Indian War
  • Stamp Act
  • Townshend Acts
  • Boston Massacre
  • Boston Tea Party
  • Intolerable Acts
  • First Continental Congress
  • Midnight Ride of Paul Revere
  • Battle at Lexington & Concord.

The packet also includes a teacher-direction sheet with photo examples of the projects in use in the classroom. It is very clear and easy-to-use; basically just print and go!

You can find each of the individual Social Studies Interactive Notebooks and Mini Units here:

Maps, Continents, and Landforms

Explorers of the World

Road to the Revolutionary War

The Revolutionary War

The 13 Colonies (Geography)

Colonial America - Daily Life

Colonial America - Jobs and Trades

Lewis and Clark Expedition

The Oregon Trail

The Gold Rush

The Civil War - Events Leading to the War

The Civil War

The U.S. Constitution

3 Branches of U.S. Government

Elections and the Voting Process

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Shelly Rees

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