Declaration of Independence Detectives Questions

Declaration of Independence Detectives Questions
Declaration of Independence Detectives Questions
Declaration of Independence Detectives Questions
Declaration of Independence Detectives Questions
Declaration of Independence Detectives Questions
Declaration of Independence Detectives Questions
Declaration of Independence Detectives Questions
Declaration of Independence Detectives Questions
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Declaration of Independence Detectives Questions.The purpose of this activity is to engage your students by having them become “detectives” and learn about the Declaration of Independence by answering 20 multiple choice questions.

What is Included:
-Teacher Tips
-Student Questions Handout
-Student Answer Sheet
-Answer Key

What is NOT Included:
-Declaration of Independence document
-Resources needed for additional research

As with any activity, students are more engaged when the teacher is also engaged and excited. Below are some suggestion to help with engagement:
-Dress up like a detective (magnifying glass, trench coat, hat, notebook, etc.
-Encourage your students dress up like detectives, a colonist, or King George III.
-Play some detective/mystery type music in the background as students work or as you introduce the activity
-Find a short mystery on the Internet that the students can watch as an introduction.
-Read a short mystery to the students to help get them excited.

-It’s up to you what you have your early finishers do, but here are some suggestions:
-Research a not-so famous signer of the Declaration of Independence
-Have them write their own Declaration of Independence (from a pesky brother, annoying parent, strict teacher, etc.)
-Research the life of a colonist or King George III
-Create a song about the Declaration of Independence
-Create a game board

Common Core Standards Covered:
RH.6-8.1
RH.6-8.4
RH.6-8.2
RH.9-10.4
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Teaching Duration
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