Road to the American Revolution UNIT

Road to the American Revolution UNIT
Road to the American Revolution UNIT
Road to the American Revolution UNIT
Road to the American Revolution UNIT
Road to the American Revolution UNIT
Road to the American Revolution UNIT
Road to the American Revolution UNIT
Road to the American Revolution UNIT
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162 MB|11 PowerPoint presentations, 33+ graphic organizer pages, 4 page unit test, 1 page study guide
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This Road to Revolution UNIT download includes a total of 11 **editable** PowerPoint presentations, 33+ graphic organizer pages, study guide and 4-page test (teacher key included). The study guide and test are Word documents which can be modified or changed to meet the needs of your classroom.

By downloading this unit you are saving significantly more than if you were to buy each PowerPoint presentation and graphic organizer separately.

PLEASE NOTE: The lessons in this unit are PowerPoint documents. The text in these PowerPoint documents can be altered, as can the order of the slides, transitions between slides, and animation of bullet points. The photos and proprietary fonts (in the titles and backgrounds) have been “digitally flattened” and are NOT ABLE TO BE ALTERED. This protects against copyright violation. Please understand what you are buying and my Terms of Use before purchasing this unit. Thank you!

Here are the lessons found in the Road to Revolution unit:
Lesson 1: Conflict in the Ohio River Valley
Lesson 2: Fort Necessity
Lesson 3: Albany Plan of Union (Congress)
Lesson 4: French and Indian War
Lesson 5: Proclamation Act of 1763
Lesson 6: Sugar Act and Stamp Act
Lesson 7: Townshend Act and Quartering Act
Lesson 8: The Boston Massacre
Lesson 9: The Boston Tea Party
Lesson 10: Intolerable Acts (Coercive Acts)
Lesson 11: Lexington and Concord

UNIT: Road to Revolution

Each PowerPoint presentation in this unit contains:
- Vocabulary (matched to the graphic organizer).
- Primary or secondary source excerpt(s) for students to interpret.
- An overall Thinking Focus Question (essential question).
- At least one or more: Make a Prediction, Make a Connection, and What Do You Think? questions.

Specific topics in this unit include:
- Algonquin
- Hurons
- Iroquois
- Rivalry
- Joseph Brant
- Ohio River Valley
- Stockade
- Fort Necessity
- George Washington
- Virginia’s Lieutenant Governor, Robert Dinwiddie
- Fort Duquesne
- Battle at Great Meadow
- Albany Plan of Union
- Delegate
- Benjamin Franklin
- Edward Braddock
- William Pitt
- Marquis de Montcalm
- Treaty of Paris
- James Wolfe
- Pontiac’s War
- Proclamation of 1763
- Lord Jeffrey Amherst
- King George III
- Prime Minister
- Sugar Act of 1764
- Stamp Act of 1765
- Petition
- Boycott
- Repealed
- George Grenville
- Townshend Acts of 1767
- Writs of Assistance
- Non-importation agreements
- Sons of Liberty
- Quartering Act of 1765
- Committee of Correspondence
- Boston Massacre
- Crispus Attucks
- John Adams
- Paul Revere
- Custom House
- Lobster Backs
- British East India Company
- Boston Tea Party
- Tea Act of 1773
- Thomas Hutchinson
- Duty
- Intolerable Acts
- First Continental Congress
- Militia
- Coercive Acts
- Minutemen
- General Thomas Gage
- Redcoats
- Paul Revere
- Sybil Ludington
- Concord, Massachusetts
- Lexington, Massachusetts

The companion 3-page graphic organizer that accompanies each PowerPoint presentation will help students organize, comprehend, and retain the information presented in the PowerPoint slides! Aligned to the Common Core standards, the well-designed graphic organizer consist of two pages entitled, “In-Class Note-Taking,” and one page entitled, “Applying My Knowledge.”

“In-Class Note-Taking” pages graphically organize the most important material in the PowerPoint presentations. These are the "nuts and bolts" upon which students should focus and take notes. Each graphic organizer is aligned to one or more of the Common Core standards.

“Applying My Knowledge” handout is designed to challenge students to apply the information they have learned from the PowerPoint presentations and the two page “In-Class Note-Taking” graphic organizer. The assignment incorporates higher-level thinking skills and asks students to actively “do” something with the information to demonstrate their learning. This page can be used for homework or completed in class the next day.

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TERMS OF USE: The purchase of this PowerPoint presentation product by ZoopDog Creations includes a limited license for your classroom use. You may utilize this resource for each of your students. Reproduction of this product for use by additional teachers or classrooms, an entire grade level, additional schools or an entire school district is a violation of copyright.
- This product may NOT be copied and distributed outside of the scope of your classroom.
- This product may NOT be uploaded to the Internet or stored in a public retrieval system outside of the scope of the project itself (ex. your district website,,,, your own personal website, etc.
- You may store this on your teacher website only if it is password protected.
- The slides included in this resource may not be used to create something new, and or distributed in any way without written consent from the author.
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Total Pages
11 PowerPoint presentations, 33+ graphic organizer pages, 4 page unit test, 1 page study guide
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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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