Colonial Period - Independence from England Teacher Resources

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Hollywood Squares: History Review Game

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Review the early laws that stemmed from our separation from Britain during the colonial period. You're class will have fun racing to answer each of the nine questions found in this review game. 
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Practice Test: Colonialism and the Foundations of American Democracy

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Which document introduced the idea of limited government? What is the official beginning of the American Revolution? From the colonial period to the establishment of the Constitution, this assessment includes 40 multiple choice questions...
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Learning from the Past: A New Approach

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars research nonprofit organizations. As they research, they learn how those living in the colonial period formed community organizations to provide for the common good of their society. Each pupil chooses one organization to...
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Give Me Liberty

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders determine how the colonial experience led to the thirst for American independence. In this American Revolution lesson, 10th graders explore the effects of colonial self-government on rebelling from British control. Articles...
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Life in the Colonies

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What was life like for the early colonists? Read along with an informational presentation, rich in text. Colonial slavery, slave culuture, colonial religion, and the Great Awakening are all described in full. Tip: The resource could be...
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The Art of Political Cartoons in Revolutionary America

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers analyze political cartoons. In this colonial America instructional activity, students examine the provided political cartoons and respond to analytical questions about each of them.
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A Shared Past

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students examine the Reconstruction efforts after the ending of the Civil War. Using predetermined questions, they answer them using the Internet and prior knowledge. They share their answers with the class and their justifications.
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1986 Capsule: Hispanic Influence in the New World

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students research the conditions in Spain during the 15th and 16th centuries. In groups, they write a paper on the information they gathered during their research and why the situation is unique to Spain. As a class, they discuss the...
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Will the Real Samuel Adams Please Stand Up

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students participate in a "To Tell The Truth" game show activity in order to determine the role of Sam Adams in the Revolutionary events that took place in the Boston area. They ask questions of three students posing as Sam Adams to...
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Three Centuries of Child Labor In America

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate the history of child labor that is found in America. They use a variety of resources to conduct research. Students create cause and effect arguments using the information that is found. They also compare and...
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British and American Painters at the Musee' d'Orsay

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students study the similarities and differences between British and American painters located in the Musee' d'Orsay. In this art history lesson plan, students learn how to observe and analyze pieces of different art styles. Students read...
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Art Reflects Life

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders use the Internet to view collections of famous artists throughout the eighteenth century America. Using the artwork, they identify the themes that portrayed America as the land of opportunity. They record their findings...