NO PREP--just print, copy, and distribute to students. This 1-class period lesson is perfect for those who teach the American Revolution.
Patriots, Loyalists, or Neutralists? Students decide. Students read short biographies and decide whether that person would be a patriot, loyalist or neutralist in the American Revolution. They must give evidence to support their claims.
Students decide, based on given criteria, who would make the best spy.
Supports common core standards: Students make claims and must give textual evidence to support that claim.
Completed in 1 class period (42 minutes) with 7th grade US History class.
The students enjoyed this lesson and stayed engaged the whole class.