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What are the Odds? Revolutionary War

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Students will analyze the many factors that influenced the Colonists winning the Revolutionary War against the most powerful empire in the world. The lesson begins with a warm up activity in which students estimate the odds of the British or the Colonists winning the war. Next pairs, will complete a fact sort as they determine who had the greatest advantage. The class will then read placards about the war and complete a matrix about the circumstances that helped or hurt the British or Colonists. The class will debrief with a human bar graph to discuss and debate the factors that effected the war. Finally, students will write a persuasive piece that presents which three circumstances helped the Colonists win the Revolutionary War.

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-teacher directions

-warm up activity

-ten placards of the different factors in the Revolutionary War

-Fact Sorting activity

-teacher key for the Fact Sorting activity

-debrief questions to guide Human Bar Graph Activity

-power point slides to guide classroom instruction

-a handout for students

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