Declaration of Independence Unit
Do you want to bring the Declaration of Independence to life for your students? This is the perfect unit for you! My students enjoyed the activities in this unit and I was thrilled to see their love for history grow! This unit will help you take the Declaration of Independence off the textbook page and make it much more relevant to your students.
Contents of this 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
This unit is also contained in a great bundle. Check it out here:
BUNDLE: Declaration of Independence Unit, Activities, and Games
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