These American Revolutionary War activities are American Revolution reading passages based on 3 history songs. These songs are written as reading passages that teach students about the contributions of the African-American spy named James Armistead Lafayette, the French general named Marquis de Lafayette and how he helped James Armistead who was a slave gain his freedom, and about "Molly Pitcher," Mary Ludwig Hays, and how she fought in the American Revolution and became a legend as a woman on the battlefield. The James Armistead and General Lafayette reading passage can also be used as an American Revolution readers theater activity. Read more below. The combined value for these activities is $3.75 but is discounted at $2.99.
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The activities in this bundle include:
Women in the American Revolution: Molly Pitcher Women in History Activity with Song
This activity includes:
- the song lyrics
- a list of multiple-choice comprehension questions with the answer key
- a multiple-choice context clues activity for defining vocabulary words with the answer key
- a timeline activity with a graphic organizer
- a sequential paragraph activity that utilizes the timeline
How to use this resource:
- Students will preview the comprehension questions on pages 1 and 2 then listen to the song while following along with the lyrics on page 3.
- Students will then complete the context clues, timeline, and sequential paragraph activities on the following pages.
- The answer key for pages 1, 2, 4, and 5 are located on pages 8, 9, 10, and 11.
James Armistead and General Lafayette VS.5 Virginia Studies Reading Passage with Song
How to use this resource:
- Students will preview the questions on page 1 then listen to the songs on YouTube while following along with the lyrics on pages 2 and 3.
- Students will then answer the questions on page 1. When students are done, they can continue to be engaged by completing the extension activities on page 4.
- The extension activities include an inferencing activity and instructions for students to use the song's instrumental for writing their own songs about James Armistead and General Lafayette.
- Students are encouraged to dramatize the lyrics as an American Revolution readers theater activity in pairs, choosing either James Armistead or General Lafayette as a character.
- The answer key for page 1 is located on page 5.
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