Investigation style lesson to build inquiry
This lesson introduces the Olive Branch Petition and Thomas Paine's Common Sense and then compares the two documents.
Powerpoint: Guided notes on 2nd Continental Congress (venn diagram included to compare it to 1st Continental Congress), Olive Branch Petition (with a video), Common Sense, and answer keys for all partner and independent practices so that students can visualize answers and class discussion can be had afterwards
Notes: Fill in blank notes, Independent Practice (check for understanding): fill in a venn diagram comparing Olive Branch Petition and Common Sense, Independent practice question : would you have supported the Olive Branch Petition or Common Sense?
Tactile Matching Primary Source Activity: Sort primary source excerpts into column for Olive Branch Petition or Common Sense (higher order thinking)
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