War for Independence - 1776-1783 {TN Social Studies Standards}

War for Independence - 1776-1783 {TN Social Studies Standards}
War for Independence - 1776-1783 {TN Social Studies Standards}
War for Independence - 1776-1783 {TN Social Studies Standards}
War for Independence - 1776-1783 {TN Social Studies Standards}
War for Independence - 1776-1783 {TN Social Studies Standards}
War for Independence - 1776-1783 {TN Social Studies Standards}
War for Independence - 1776-1783 {TN Social Studies Standards}
War for Independence - 1776-1783 {TN Social Studies Standards}
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This is the fifth installment in the "History of America" curriculum.

The Revolution came to King George III. He only had two options, give into the rebellion of the colonies, or break down the colonies. He chose the latter after the Declaration of Independence was written and signed by rebel leaders. This puny group of British citizens were no longer following the rules. They chose to take on the mightiest military in the world in the name of freedom. The had victories and failures. Not all of the colonists would survive, but their memory would leave a legacy of true heart and strong wills.

This set is all you need to bring the War of Independence to your classroom. Students have 23 grade level appropriate reading passages. Each of these has text-evidence questioning.
Along with most of the passages, students will have an opportunity to write to a prompt. They will be able to use their own thoughts based on the passages.
If you want your kids to do more research, there are over 40 QR codes that lead students to various web pages to help with research to deepen understanding of each topic.
Also, you will find tons of pages for interactive notebook activities.This will continue their thinking.

Here is what is in this set and the standards that are covered. Please enjoy!
Most fully colored pages come in gray scale OR b/w :)

Table of Contents
p.2-7 – Thanks, Preview, Contents, Standards List
p.8-19 – War of Independence Time Line Cards (2 versions of 36 cards color & b/w)
p.20-37 – 36 Vocabulary Words and 36 Definition Cards
p.38-53 – 8 Visual Posters of Social Studies Standards (color & b/w)
p.54 – Alexander Hamilton Reading & Text Evidence Comprehension Passage
p.55 – Paul Revere & William Dawes Reading & Text Evidence Comprehension Passage
p.56 – Samuel Adams Reading & Text Evidence Comprehension Passage
p.57 – John Adams Reading & Text Evidence Comprehension Passage
p.58 – Benjamin Franklin Reading & Text Evidence Comprehension Passage
p.59 – Thomas Jefferson Reading & Text Evidence Comprehension Passage
p.60 – George Washington Reading & Text Evidence Comprehension Passage
p.61 – Thomas Paine Reading & Text Evidence Comprehension Passage
p.62 - “Give Me Liberty, or Give Me Death” Reading & Text Evidence Comprehension Passage
p.63 – “…So That Fat Old King …” Reading & Text Evidence Comprehension Passage
p.64 – Benedict Arnold Reading & Text Evidence Comprehension Passage
p.65-66 – Army Ranks in 1776
p.67-70 – Founding Fathers Petal Flap Interactive Notebook Pieces
p.71-72 – Founding Fathers Flap Book Interactive Notebook Piece (color & b/w)
p.73-79 – Comparing/Contrasting Founding Fathers Interactive Notebook Pieces
p.80-87 – Meeting the Founding Fathers Project – Name tags, Directions, Mini Book Pieces
p.88 – Key terms Interactive Notebook Piece
p.89 – Battles of Lexington & Concord Reading & Text Evidence Comprehension Passage
p.90 – Battle of Bunker Hill Reading & Text Evidence Comprehension Passage
p.91 – Battle of Trenton Reading & Text Evidence Comprehension Passage
p.92 – Battle of Princeton Reading & Text Evidence Comprehension Passage
p.93 – Battle of Saratoga Reading & Text Evidence Comprehension Passage
p.94 – Valley Forge Reading & Text Evidence Comprehension Passage
p.95 – Battle of King’s Mountain Reading & Text Evidence Comprehension Passage
p.96 – Battle of Yorktown Reading & Text Evidence Comprehension Passage
p.97 – Battle of Knowledge Identification
p.98-100 – Important Battles Interactive Notebook Activity
p.101-104 – Battle Victory Sort Interactive Notebook Activity
p.105 – “Little Help?” Reading & Text Evidence Comprehension Passage
p.106-110 – French Alliance Interactive Notebook Pieces
p.111-114 – Declaration vs. Slavery Research Opinion Writing
p.115 – Battles Outside of the Colonies (Watauga) Reading & Text Evidence Comprehension Passage
p.116-117 – 2 Interactive Notebook Activities for the Watauga Settlement
p.118 – John Sevier Reading & Text Evidence Comprehension Passage
p.119 – Nancy Ward Reading & Text Evidence Comprehension Passage
p.120 – John Sevier & Nancy Ward Comparison
p.121 – Women in the Revolution Reading & Text Evidence Comprehension Passage
p.122-124 – Abigail Adams Reading Comprehension Passage & Interactive Notebook Pieces
p.125-127 – Molly Pitcher Reading Comprehension Passage & Interactive Notebook Pieces
p.128-130 - Reading Comprehension Passage & Interactive Notebook Pieces
p.131-133 – Mercy Owen Warren Reading Comprehension Passage & Interactive Notebook Pieces
p.134 – “Let’s Hear It for the Girls” QR Codes
p.135-151 – Mystery Research Writing Pages with QR Codes
p.152 – Tennessee Settling Reading & Text Evidence Comprehension Passage
p.153 – Battle of the Bluffs Reading & Text Evidence Comprehension Passage
p.154-179 – 29 QR Codes for More Research (4 Versions: One Page, 4 per page full color, color friendly, printer friendly)
p.180 - Credit

Here are the Standards that are covered!

4.29 Analyze the influences of key leaders during this period, including:
• Patrick Henry
• Alexander Hamilton
• Thomas Jefferson
• George Washington
• Benjamin Franklin
• Thomas Paine
• John Adams
• Sam Adams
• John Hancock
• Benedict Arnold

4.30 Determine the meaning and identify the terms Loyalists, Patriots, Minutemen, Overmountain Men, and Redcoats to describe people during the Revolution.

4.31 Locate and identify the major military battles, campaigns, and turning points of the American Revolution, including:
• Lexington and Concord • Bunker (Breed’s) Hill
• Valley Forge • Princeton and Trenton
• Saratoga • King’s Mountain
• Yorktown

4.32 Draw evidence from informational text summarizing the contributions of France and certain individuals to the outcome of the American Revolution including the Marquis de Lafayette, Kósciuszko, and Baron von Steuben.

4.33 Write an opinion piece with supporting details contrasting how the ideals set forth in the Declaration of Independence clashed with the existence of slavery.

4.34 Explain using supporting details how the Revolution affected the Watauga Settlement, including:
• Washington District • Cherokee War of 1776
• Nancy Ward • John Sevier
• Watauga Petitions

4.35 Integrate evidence from several texts describing the different roles women played during the Revolution including • Abigail Adams
• Molly Pitcher
• Phillis Wheatley
• Mercy Otis Warren.

4.36 Explain the purpose and obstacles in creating the new Cumberland Settlement, including:
• Richard Henderson
• James Robertson
• John Donelson
• salt licks
• severe winter and river travel
• Transylvania Purchase
• Cumberland Compact
• Battle of the Bluffs

Land & People Before European Exploration
Age of Exploration - European Explorers
Settling the Colonies: 1600s-1700s
The American Revolution: 1760-1775

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