Declaration of Independence Bundle

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4th - 7th, Homeschool
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Bring the Declaration of Independence to life in your classroom!

Contents of this bundle (by product):

Declaration of Independence Unit:

* What is the Declaration of Independence? - Reading Comprehension

* Who was Thomas Jefferson? - Passage and Timeline Activity

* The Declaration of Independence…it’s just a break-up letter!

* The Declaration of Independence…and all of those fancy words- reading and matching activity

* Grievances in the Declaration of Independence- Reading, Matching, and Journal Activities

* Declaration of Independence Mini-Book

* All Men are Created Equal? What About Slaves, Women, and Native Americans? - Reading Comprehension

* The Great Declaration of Independence Race- a fun, competitive way to memorize a critical part of the Declaration of Independence

* Shared Discussion- Help your students understand the grave risk taken by the men who signed the Declaration of Independence. Guide student groups into enlightening discussion. This is definitely a student favorite!

* Risky Business Writing Assignment- extends the Shared Discussion Activity

* Easy Declaration of Independence Craftivity- Declaration Puff Pages

* Answer Key

Declaration of Independence Games and Activities:

* The Preamble to the Declaration of Independence: “Preamble Scramble”- Students will arrange the pieces of the Preamble in the correct order.

* The Preamble to the Declaration of Independence: “Spotlight”- This differentiated activity prompts students to replace parts of the Preamble with modern language.

* Declaration of Independence “Facebook Pages for Important Individuals”: Students will use critical thinking and creativity to create and comment on Facebook pages of important historical

* Declaration of Independence Scoot Game- This game is perfect for a review of the Declaration of Independence. Students will be up and moving during this game. It’s definitely a student favorite!

* Declaration of Independence: “Act It Out”- Students will review concepts from and individuals involved in the Declaration of Independence.

* Declaration of Independence Garland Activity- Students will create garland decorations for their desks, groups of desks, classroom, door, or hallway using individuals and phrases from the Declaration of Independence.

Declaration of Independence Task Cards:

Are you looking for an original way to help your students examine the text of the Declaration of Independence? You've found it!

While using these task cards, students will investigate and discuss key phrases from the original Declaration of Independence. 32 task cards are contained in this set.

These task cards use original text, so they are most appropriate for fifth graders and higher grade levels. Please check the preview so that you will have a good understanding of the level of this product before you purchase it.

Spark amazing discussions with these Declaration of Independence Primary Source Task Cards!

Declaration of Independence Math Activities:

* Short math tutorial

* Signers’ statistics (by colony)- Each page lists statistics and contains data analysis questions for students to answer.

* Signers of the Declaration of Independence- Math Poster Project

* Answer Keys

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©2016 Jenifer Bazzit. All rights reserved.

Before I became a teacher-author, I wasn’t familiar with copyright law. You may not have the first clue about copyright and that’s ok! To simplify things, please understand that you have purchased ONE license to use this product in your classroom. This product belongs to me and is copyrighted under my name, so you may not share it freely, email it to coworkers, or upload it to any website, including your school website, district website, blog, or an educational-sharing site. I appreciate your consideration!
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