Great Awakening Reading and Worksheet

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Students of History
Grade Levels
6th - 11th
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This Great Awakening activity is a simple, 1-page reading that explains the background, people, events, and significance of this period during the 13 Colonies Era in America.

It includes George Whitfield, Jonathan Edwards and his "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" sermon, how the Great Awakening influenced the American Revolution and more. It is great for a review or preview before your unit.

The review questions can all be answered from the passage and an answer key is included for your convenience.

The resource also includes a link to an editable Google Docs version of the reading and worksheet!

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Total Pages
3 pages
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Teaching Duration
50 minutes
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary describing political, social, or economic aspects of history/social studies.


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