Engage your students right when they walk in the door with bell ringer questions that prompt them to analyze quotes from notable people in American history!
This resource includes a 40 page PowerPoint (non-editable) containing 40 quotes from notable people in American history, a writing prompt on each page and two versions of a response sheet that students can use when answering the prompts.
A version for Google Slides is included as well, for the slides - not writing prompts at this time.
Weekly Writing Prompt:
What does this quote mean? Do you agree or disagree? How does this quote relate to an event in history or in your own life?
This resource is designed to be used once a week in your classroom. There are 40 slides – enough for each week of the school year!
Quotes from notable people cover the following areas of early U.S. History:
1. Age of Exploration
2. Colonial America
3. Causes of the Revolutionary War
4. Revolutionary War
6. Federalist Era
7. Jefferson Era
8. Westward Expansion
9. Jackson Era
10. Industrial Revolution
11. Causes of the Civil War
12. The Civil War
Take a peek at the preview for a better look at what is included in this resource.
Happy Teaching! :)
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