Continental Congress Teacher Resources
Find Continental Congress lesson plans and worksheets
Showing 1 - 24 of 165 resources
Lost Hero: The "To Do List" of the Continental Congress
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
What is on your to-do list today? The second lesson of a three-part series on Lost Heroes of America investigates the laundry list of items in front of the second Continental Congress. Scholars research, analyze, and present information...
First Continental Congress (Part II)
4 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Supplement your traditional textbook chapter with this instructional video on the first Continental Congress, which highlights key points such as the passage of the Intolerable Acts, boycott of British goods, and primary purpose of the...
Lesson 4/4 - Taverns, Politics, Tories, Patriots
10 mins 9th - 12th
The final segment of this terrific four-part series on the American Revolutionary War offers a unique perspective on the losers of the war. The Tories, who were the colonists who stayed loyal to the British Empire, were ostracized and...
Second Continental Congress: Marching Toward Freedom: Lesson 10
Fourth graders explore U.S. history by participating in a word detective activity. In this Second Continental Congress instructional activity, 4th graders create their own graphic organizer based on the differences between Patriots,...
Causes of the American Revolution Soldiers and Civilians at War
5th CCSS: Adaptable
Stage a meeting of the Second Continental Congress in your classroom, then utilize the abundance of worksheets and informational texts in this resource to analyze the major events and consequences of the American Revolution. Other topics...
Lost Hero: Was John Hanson Actually the First President?
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
The first president of the United States was ... John Hanson? Scholars investigate the notion that the initial leader of the nation was not George Washington. Using research, articles, and open discussion, individuals create a quest for...
George Washington- Mini Biography
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
From his role as a British officer in the French and Indian War, to a representative on the Continental Congress, and finally as the first president of the United States of America, offer your learners a succinct and comprehensive look...
General George Washington In Massachusetts — 1775–1776
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Who was George Washington? What were the events and principles that formed his character and made him the man he was? To gain insight into this amazing individual, pupils examine multiple primary source materials, from his childhood...