Throw Abigail Adams a Birthday Party!
Learn American History while strengthening reading and comprehension skills. This is not just an empty template but a complete lesson with all materials provided. The flipbook is already filled with questions. Each section of the flipbook is tied to an informational text article. The articles are all provided in this download. The hours of research and preparation have already been done for you.
Students learn about Abigail Adams and other Revolutionary topics. The articles are:
1. Abagail Adams – A brief biography.
2. Events in Boston – Information on the Boston Massacre.
3. Smallpox – Why was Abagail so afraid of the small pox?
4. First Lady – A few details about her time as first lady.
5. Letters to John Adams – Read an actual exurb from one of Abigail’s letters.
A PDF document that contains the printable flipbook. The students will assemble their flipbooks. Then they can answer the questions in the flipbook after reading the articles. The teacher can present the articles to the whole class or the students can work in groups to complete the activity. Instructions and an answer key are contained within.
Page 1 and page 2 should be printed front and back with page 2 upside down.
Page 3 and page 4 should be printed front and back with page 4 upside down.
Cutting and Assembling: Cut along the solid lines where scissors are shown. Then fold the dashed lines. Put the booklet together by stacking the folds inside of each other. “Happy Birthday Betsy Ross” should be on top. Staple the booklet together and glue it beneath the picture of Betsy Ross