We found 45 resources with the concept patriots
Why Is the Declaration of Independence Important?Lesson Planet
5th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Events leading to the American RevolutionLesson Planet
5th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Why Did Some Colonial Virginians Seek Independence?Lesson Planet
5th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
To understand the reasonings of those colonials who sought independence from England, young historians are divided into content groups that examine documents related to either the Boston Tea Party, the Yorktown Tea Party, Tea Overboard,...
Life of a Private Lesson PlanLesson Planet
3rd - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
In order to understand the challenges the Continental Army faced during the American Revolution, class members analyze primary source materials including a soldier's journal and an officer's letter, and watch a short reenactment video.
Making a Patriot Inquiry: Are Independence, Freedom, and Liberty the Same Thing?Lesson Planet
5th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
As part of a study of the American Revolution, class members engage in an inquiry-based lesson that has them watch a scene from the play Slave Spy, examine multiple primary source documents, and then discuss the similarities and...
Missing Pieces of the Puzzle: African Americans in Revolutionary TimesLesson Planet
What's missing from most studies of the American Revolutionary War is information about the role African Americans played in the conflict. To correct this oversight, middle schoolers research groups like the Black Loyalists and Black...
Patriots and LoyalistsLesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Patriots versus Loyalists, a huge divide during the Revolutionary War in what would become the United States of America. An informative resource includes both direct instruction about the two groups and a quiz pupils take after reading...
Fourth of July (Grades 3-5)Lesson Planet
3rd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Bring history to life for your young scholars with a Fourth of July lesson series. After a class reading of the Declaration of Independence, students translate this pivotal document into layman's terms before working in small groups to...
Lesson 4/4 - Taverns, Politics, Tories, PatriotsLesson Planet
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...
Background on the Patriot Attitude toward the MonarchLesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Learners explain the Patriot attitude toward the British monarchy, which helps them embrace the Founders' reluctance to have a strong executive under the Articles of Confederation as well as their desire to build in checks of executive...
Should the Colonists Have Signed the Declaration of Independence?Lesson Planet
6th - 8th
Explore the Declaration of Independence in this US History lesson plan. Middle schoolers compare and contrast viewpoints of the Loyalists and the Patriots as they discuss the issue of colonial independence from Britain. They present...
Lesson 7: Loyalist vs. Patriot : Who am I?Lesson Planet
Tenth graders consider what made colonists Patriots or Loyalists. In this colonial America instructional activity, 10th graders research primary and secondary sources to prepare for a historical role play activity that requires them to...
The US and WV: In Pursuit of Independence - Lesson 2Lesson Planet
Eighth graders consider what it meant to be a patriot. In this U.S. and West Virginia government lesson, 8th graders watch a video and read a selection about patriots in colonial America. Students discuss the content of the sources.
Past Imperfect: Examining Secondary Sources of the American RevolutionLesson Planet
Ninth graders respond in essay form to the following writing prompt. Mel Gibson, star of The Patriot, is quoted as stating, "If one were to adhere to historical accuracy all the way, you'd probably have the most boring two hours on...
Lesson 6: Loyalist vs. Patriot: Who am I?Lesson Planet
Tenth graders investigate the difference between Patriots and Loyalists. In this American Revolution activity, 10th graders research the visions of Patriots and Loyalists and then write letters from the perspective of each. Students also...