Looking for an easy way to incorporate Language Arts & Propaganda into your Civics course? The NAVA Strategy is a GREAT way to put the ELA standards to work in your Social Studies course. NAVA stands for Noun, Adjective, Verb, and Adverb. This walks the students through a step by step document analysis or DBQ. Quick, Simple, & Easy!
This NAVA DBQ goes through the Colonial Influences that lead to the Declaration of Independence. Including prompting questions, strategies, and an Exit Question tying in the words of Thomas Paine & his book "Common Sense."
Essential Question: What were some of the key influences on the colonists’ views of government?
Topic: Colonial Influences