The American Revolution
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All the foundational information your students need to build their knowledge, interest, and skills upon. Concise information in point form with stunning images and thought-provoking questions. **
The American Revolution was a watershed moment in the history of democracy. Against the odds, a group of American Patriots was able to defeat the most powerful empire in the world.
Google App Links are on the Teacher Instructions Sheet!
This presentation examines the following topics:
- First English Colonies
- Overview of the French and Indian War
- Intolerable Acts
- Outbreak of War
- Significance of European Allies
- Valley Forge
- Siege of Yorktown
- American Victory
Two variations of this lesson!
The first is a Presentation - PowerPoint/Google Slides - for those teachers who know the topic and want to guide their students through the material. This lesson takes me approximately 3 classes to complete. There are twelve links to Vimeo in the presentation. The videos total ~63 minutes. Vimeo links are checked weekly and updated when necessary.
The second version consists of the information and images on worksheets that the students can read through at their own pace. This is best done if laptops or tablets are available for the class or for online learning. This version comes with more indepth questions that the students can work through at their own pace.
Corresponding Movie Guides
The War that Made America Episode 1
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