This is a 14 page interactive reading guide on the American Revolution, written from a Georgia perspective. It is aligned to the Georgia Standards. Each page is full of color and includes awesome public domain photos and map. It is written in a story format, which makes it easy to follow and understand. It is also a reading guide and includes prompts after every 2 – 4 paragraphs. These prompts require students to critically think, answer open ended questions, make inferences, or sometimes to simply define an event or vocabulary word. Prompts are easy to find as they are highlighted and underlined. Students record the required information on a student handout, which is included.
The booklet touches upon the following topics: French and Indian War, Treaty of Paris, Proclamation of 1763, Sugar Act, Stamp Act, Townsend Act, Boston Massacre, Boston Tea Party, Intolerable Acts, First and Second Continental Congress, Declaration of Independence, revolution in Georgia, Battle of Kettle Creek, and Siege of Savannah. Important people included are: Elijah Clarke, Austin Dabney, Nancy Hart, Button Gwinnett, Lyman Hall, George Walton, and Governor James Wright.
Teacher instructions and an answer key are also included with this great resource for your Georgia Studies classroom!