Revolutionary War: 3 Week Interactive Unit

Revolutionary War: 3 Week Interactive Unit
Revolutionary War: 3 Week Interactive Unit
Revolutionary War: 3 Week Interactive Unit
Revolutionary War: 3 Week Interactive Unit
Revolutionary War: 3 Week Interactive Unit
Revolutionary War: 3 Week Interactive Unit
Revolutionary War: 3 Week Interactive Unit
Revolutionary War: 3 Week Interactive Unit
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This resource contains 15 complete lesson plans (most are 45 min long), 25+ worksheets with answer keys, 4 powerpoint presentations, task cards, and much more! There are many original informative articles and several writing opportunities. ☆Your students will be practicing important literacy skills while learning social studies content.

Part 1: Context for the Revolutionary War
The Road to Revolution—newspaper articles, jigsaw worksheets
The Social Classes of Colonial America—informational article, discussion cards, and worksheet
King George vs. George Washington—task cards and worksheet
Who Fought in the Revolutionary War?—7 articles, worksheet, group cards for sorting
British Forces vs. Continental Forces—informational articles and student worksheet

Note: This unit is focused on the Revolutionary War rather than the entire American Revolution. For 15 lessons on events leading up to the war, please see my Road to Revolution Unit

Part 2: Events of the Revolutionary War (Simulation)
For this week long simulation, students adopt an identity in the Continental Army: spy, soldier, or officer. Each day they learn about actual events in the war and must make decisions which result in them gaining or losing points for the army. Each day they will also analyze a primary or secondary source and complete a journal entry.

Choose Your Identity—students adopt an identity in the Continental Army (spies, soldiers, or officers), includes informational articles, and worksheet
Early Battles Around New York—28 slide PowerPoint with student worksheet, primary source activity, simulation instructions, student journal page & teacher guide
Trenton and Princeton—29 slide PowerPoint with student worksheet, secondary source activity, student journal page & teacher guide
Saratoga Campaign—30+ slide PowerPoint with student worksheet, primary source activity, student journal page & teacher guide
Battles in the South—30+ slide PowerPoint with student worksheet, secondary source activity, student journal page & teacher guide

Part 3: After the Revolutionary War
Treaty of Paris—interactive worksheet (students make their own treaties) and article
Problems Facing the Nation—article focusing on main idea and multiple worksheets
Guess Which Founding Father—Founding Father speeches, Guess Which Founding Father game, and cheat sheet
How “revolutionary” was the American Revolution?—worksheet & writing
Revolutionary War Reflection—worksheet & writing


Help For The Teacher
• Table of Contents (also available in the preview)
• Suggested Pacing Guide
• 15 Detailed Lesson Plans with all handouts, articles, and worksheets INCLUDED
• Answer Keys


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Electronic distribution limited to single classroom use only.

Total Pages
133 pages
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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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