You be the Judge: American Revolution

You be the Judge: American Revolution
You be the Judge: American Revolution
You be the Judge: American Revolution
You be the Judge: American Revolution
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Are you looking for a fun way to teach essay writing? Need to review the Revolutionary War causes? Want to introduce the Declaration of Independence?

"You be the Judge" American Revolution edition requires students to use critical thinking skills and determine if the colonists were justified in declaring independence from Great Britain based on informational text analysis.

You will get everything you need to execute this great lesson including 5 pages of informational text 1 writing activity, and 1 summary. Also included are step by step teacher instructions with lesson ideas on differentiating and enrichment.

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Goal: This lesson has many purposes.

-Examines the Causes of the American Revolution from multiple view points.

-Allows students to familiarize themselves with the purpose of a thesis, therefore
developing the necessary skills of essay writing.

-Shows students how to use information from a source (in this case secondary) to
provide evidence that would support their thesis.

-Uses 3 important historical thinking skills
Argumentation, Contextualization and Synthesis

-Forces students to identify and explain their thinking process, and how it may
have changed from beginning to end of the lesson.

-Challenges students to do some basic research and uncover the answers to questions themselves, while making important connections to the Causes of the Revolution.


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10 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 hour
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