If you are looking for a writing assignment to help you justify showing the movie "The Patriot", you've come to the right place! I'm including a prompt that challenges students to justify the showing of this controversial movie in middle school.
I use these activities at the beginning of every school year in my 8th grade Social Studies class (US History focus). This set of activities will take you through the first 3-5 days of school and asks students to investigate what The American Dream
This lesson is written with the new C3 Social Studies standards in mind. Students love this activity that helps them really relate to the issues of taxation that angered the British colonists in America. It involves real-world application,
Incorporate literacy standards easily with this set of primary source bellringers! There are 8 slides in the powerpoint, each with a different primary source quote from the American Revolution. It includes quotes by Benjamin Franklin, Thomas
This writing assignment can be used as an introduction to Medieval Times/Feudalism or as a summative assessment. The writing task directs students to write a letter to their principal that either supports the use of the movie Ever After as an