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Causes of the American Revolution Soldiers and Civilians at War

For Teachers 5th Standards
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...
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The American Revolution (1754–1781)

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive history activity, students respond to 8 short answer and essay questions about the American Revolution. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive activity.
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Napoleon!

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Present the life and times of Napoleon to your World History class. This is a very complete slide-show that high-lights the key events, players, and politics that lead to the rise and fall of Napoleon Bonaparte. There are many rich and...
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Famous Quotes and Mottos

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students read about the accomplishments of John Paul Jones and the Continental Marines. They explore famous quotes and mottos, i.e. "Semper Fidelis." Students discuss other quotes or mottos by famous people in history. They discuss...
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GUNS & 18th CENTURY NAVAL COMBAT

For Teachers K - 12th
Students use a 4lb gun as a tool to show how difficult and dangerous it was aboard a revolutionary naval vessel. They are also shown the importance of how teamwork can help to complete a job safely and quickly. Students discuss the...
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Sonar & Echolocation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A well-designed, comprehensive, and attractive slide show supports direct instruction on how sonar and echolocation work. Contained within the slides are links to interactive websites and instructions for using apps on a mobile device to...
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The American War for Independence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students complete a unit of lessons that examine the goals of the Americans during the Revolutionary War. They explore an online interactive map of major campaigns, read and analyze primary source documents, and analyze diplomatic and...
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The Four Revolutions of the 18th Century: Industrial, Demographic, Agricultural, and French

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In need of lecture notes that will help you and your learners? Here you'll find a presentation that covers four major revolutions occurring in the 1800's; The French Revolution, The Industrial Revolution, the agricultural revolution, and...
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Seeking a Fortune in 18th Century Maritime Boston

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Study the Revolutionary War era practice of recruiting seamen to prey upon the British shipping industry, and discuss the impact this practice had on the Colonial war efforts. Learners read and interpret recruiting advertisements for...
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The War of 1812

For Teachers 8th - 12th
A good addition to a unit on the War of 1812, this slideshow details causes, specific battles, political contexts, and several campaigns of the war. Maps and pictures with broad topics allow teachers to bring their own discussion topics...
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Shipwreck Mystery

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Learners draw inferences about a shipwreck.  In this marine archaeologist lesson plan, students examine historical and archaeological data to draw inferences about the age and identity of shipwrecks.
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Ship of the Line

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students discover boats by researching 18th century ships.  In this Naval history lesson, students identify and describe the different components of an 18th century naval ship after researching information on the Internet.  Students...
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Colonists Divided: A Revolution and A Civil War

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the background of the American Revolution. In this American Revolution lesson, students examine the viewpoints of Patriots and Loyalists as they prepare for a classroom debate regarding the war.
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Create an Underwater Scene

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students apply knowledge of underwater ocean life by creating an ocean life scene with marine animals and plants placed at appropriate ocean depths.
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John Paul Jones: Captain of the High Seas

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore John Paul Jones. His sense of adventure brought him to America. His bravery made him the country's greatest naval hero.
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Weapons of War

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars discuss how American and Great Britian attacked Afghanistan after September 11. They analyze different types of aircraft, missiles, and munitiions used in the attacks in Afghanistan.
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Uniting in the Fight

For Students 6th - 8th
In this United States history worksheet, middle schoolers utilize a word bank of 10 terms or phrases to answer 10 fill in the blank questions pertaining to the Revolutionary War. A short answer question is included as well.
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The War of 1812 (1809-1815)

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive history worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer questions about the War of 1812. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive worksheet. 

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