Engage your students in high level nonfiction text and sharpen their vocabulary strategies with this history mystery! Students watch clips from the movie National Treasure, which imagines that the Declaration of Independence is really a treasure map, and use the 6 Vocabulary Cheats to read through several documents to find out the truth about the Declaration!
This products includes:
-Two video clips from the movie National Treasure
-Direct instruction: The 6 Vocabulary Cheats
-Teacher Modeling: Think Aloud with an excerpt from the Declaration of Independence
-Cooperative Learning: Vocabulary Task Cards while reading A History of the Declaration of Independence
-Independent Practice: The Flip Side of History
-Vocabulary questions based on the FCAT Test Specifications, but can be used to practice for any standardized test.