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Why Is the Declaration of Independence Important?

For Students 5th Standards
Fair or unfair? To begin a study of the American Revolution, class members review the treatment of the people of the American Colonies by the King of England and decide which were fair and which were unfair. Class members then annotate a...
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A Brief History of Women in America

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The story of women throughout American history is fascinating. Travel the path from domestic slave to the modern day with advocates such as Susan B. Anthony, the Grimké Sisters, and Gloria Steinem. A wonderful presentation that shows how...
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Words and Action

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
One person can make a difference. Class members examine the writings of George Washington, John and Abigail Adams and Phillis Wheatly to discover the influence these individuals had on others during the American Revolution.
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Abigail Adams: Persuading Her Husband

For Students 9th - 11th Standards
After reading a brief excerpt from a letter written by Abigail Adams to her husband and future president of the United States, John Adams, your young historians will practice their reading comprehension skills and identify what Abigail...
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Ain't I a Woman?

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Learners discover the impact of women on civil rights in United States history by analyzing primary source clues to identify influential female figures.
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An American Founder

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Create a study of John Adams and his wife Abigail. Small groups examine and analyze an image of John Adams and complete various questions and activities based on the image before reading and discussing background information about him....
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Events leading to the American Revolution

For Teachers 5th Standards
The Stamp Act, Paul Revere's ride, and the Boston Tea Party pushed American colonists to the tipping point that led to the American Revolution. Fifth graders research the key figures of the war, study the Declaration of Independence, and...
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This is Jeopardy

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Students play a Jeopardy game with topics including Anne Bailey, Abigail Adams, Deborah Sampson, Sybil Ludington, and the Revolutionary War. In this Jeopardy lesson plan, students study the history of these people while playing a...
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Abigail Adams Reminds John Adams to "Remember the Ladies"

For Students 8th - 12th
In this early American history worksheet, students read the letter that Abigail Adams wrote the her husband John Adams titled "Remember the Ladies." Students then paraphrase the letter and complete other colonial activities.
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Lesson for Core Concept #7: Differing Expectations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars investigate how American colonists felt they would be impacted by conflict with the British. In this colonial America lesson, students examine the Declaration of Independence, papers from the Committees of Correspondence,...
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Lesson Title - Letters from Abigail Adams

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore letters written by Abigail Adams to her husband. In this political lesson plan, 8th graders read letters written by Abigail Adams to her husband, John Adams. Students analyze the letters and discuss their findings.
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Abigail and Her Sisters

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine primary documents to find information about Abigail Adams.  In this Abigail Adams lesson, students define vocabulary and analyze letters written by Abigail Adams for their theme.  Students become familiar with the...
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Remember the Ladies

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine Abigail Adams's influence on her husband. In this women's rights lesson, 11th graders read letters written by John and Abigail Adams to one another. Students complete a document analysis sheet after they have...
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The Education of Abigail Adams

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students read the biography of Abigail Smith Adams from the First Ladies Library web site. They work in small groups to write a description of her education. Students discuss their findings, and extend this to the education of girls in...
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Stamps of Approval for Women Journalists

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research, explore and analyze the history of how American women journalists have influenced major social change in the nation and the world. They visit major institution's to examine the written legacies of Abigail Adams,...