Events Leading to the Declaration of Independence Lesson

Events Leading to the Declaration of Independence Lesson
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(4 MB|22 pages)
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Product Description

Looking for a way to teach the events that led to the writing of the Declaration of Independence? Use this lesson that gives you everything you need to teach an engaging lesson!

In this resource you will receive:

  • Powerpoint
  • KWL chart
  • Color notes (blank and guided)
  • Reading
  • Timeline
  • Lesson Plan
  • Answer keys
  • Matching worksheet

Topics Covered

  • French and Indian War
  • Stamp Act
  • Townshend Acts
  • Intolerable Acts
  • Quartering Acts
  • Tea Act
  • Boston Tea Party
  • Thomas Paine's Common Sense
  • Boston Massacre

This resource is based on the following standard:

  • SS.7.C.1.3: Describe how English policies and responses to colonial concerns led to the writing of the Declaration of Independence.

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Total Pages
22 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 days
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