Please note: This set is also contained in my larger U.S. History: America's Story Interactive Social Studies Unit
, which covers North American exploration through the modern era.
This engaging and rigorous social studies interactive unit will enable students to build a strong understanding of the birth of our great nation as they study the reasons for and people behind the fight for American independence. This unit is laid out in chronological order, enabling you to easily work your way through its contents, page-by-page, as you take students from Colonial America through the War of 1812. The activities provided here are designed to work in an interactive notebook with the curriculum you are already using to teach the American Revolution. This makes utilizing this product a breeze - planning is easy and all activities are low or no prep! I have also included recommended websites for you to pull relevant supplemental articles from when using these activities or to use in fostering research/computer skills with your students. This curriculum incorporates a wide variety literacy skills while encouraging critical thinking, creating a strong alignment with the Common Core standards. Be sure to check out the preview file for teacher's notes, a full table of contents, and lots of activity pages!
Topics covered in detail:
-Life and Culture in the 13 Colonies
-Reasons for the American Revolution
-Revolutionary War Battles
-The War of 1812
-Francis Scott Key and "The Star Spangled Banner"
You also get word wall cards, posters, and more to assist your instruction.
Look for more of my social studies units to come!
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U.S. History: America's Story Interactive Social Studies Unit
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New to interactive notebooks? Check out my flip book tutorial here:
How to Assemble a Flip Book (for Interactive Notebooks) FREEBIE
Feedback on all downloads is appreciated.
This product is © Mrs. Gauthier's Creation Station, 2016. It is intended for use by the original downloader and should not be distributed to others without the purchase of additional product licenses.