US History Activity The Road to the American Revolution

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The Road to the American Revolution

This activity works well in an 11th grade US History class to analyze the buildup to the American Revolution as a review of middle school curriculum.

The lesson is organized on a Power Point presentation that can be easily modified to better serve your needs.

The structure of the lesson is as follows:
1. Warm Up - What would motivate you to want to risk your life for something that you believe in? Discuss
2. New Vocab: American Revolution
3. Road to Revolution PPT
a. Partner Activity- Using the textbook
i. Graph of the road to revolution x (dates 1754, 63, 64, 66, 67, 70, 73, 74, 75, 76) and y (what the colonists did and increased tension) axis timelines of British behavior.
ii. Have students write an explanation and image for each on a separate piece of paper
b. Summary: What ideals were threatened by the British Action? Which action would you take and why?
i. Discuss as a class
c. British Point of View discussion
i. The other side of the story- how did the British feel about colonial actions?
ii. Based on this information, what is your opinion of the events leading up to the American Revolution?

File Includes:
• The Road to Revolution Power Point *Editable

Materials Needed:
• Textbooks and laptops or computer lab access for research
• Ability to project information- LCD projector
Total Pages
9
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N/A
Teaching Duration
90 Minutes

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US History Activity The Road to the American Revolution
US History Activity The Road to the American Revolution
US History Activity The Road to the American Revolution
US History Activity The Road to the American Revolution