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The Price of Freedom: Americans at War Printable Exhibition

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
The Price of Freedom: Americans at War is a collection of 13 resources from a printable exhibition curated by the Smithsonian Museum of American History.  Each resource begins with a summary and a table of contents. The resources...
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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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The American Revolution

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Invite your class on a ride through the American Revolution. Young historians travel through time as they explore the events that led to the foundation of the United States of America. Over the course of eight lessons, this unit provides...
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Empire to Independence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here is a wonderful presentation, perfect for setting the stage for the Revolutionary War. Containing great information and images, it acts as a timeline of events starting with the French Indian War and ending with the dawn of the...
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Comparing Depictions of the Boston Massacre

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Academics compare images of the Boston Massacre to understand differing opinions of the event. Scholars view multiple images, participate in group discussion, and complete a series of written prompts. Young historians gain an...
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How Perspective Shapes Understanding of History

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The Boston Massacre may be an iconic event in American history, but perhaps the British soldiers had another point of view. Using primary sources, including reports from Boston newspapers and secondary sources from the British...
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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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War of Independence

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
Want to explain the War of Independence without using just a textbook? The resource, an online exhibition, provides direct instruction to scholars. It discusses what led up to the war, the time of the war, and the legacy left behind long...
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Prelude to the Revolutionary War

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Work on analyzing primary source documents and informational text with a set of reference material about the American Revolution. Middle schoolers read about the precursors and significant events of the Revolutionary War, and demonstrate...
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Multiple Perspectives: Primary Source Activity

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Use primary sources to delve into seven different perspectives of the Boston Massacre. Here, historians read and examine images taken from the Boston Massacre's witnesses and participants. Then, they answer questions dissecting each...
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Determining Point of View: Paul Revere and the Boston Massacre

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
If you're teaching point of view, this is the lesson for you! First, decipher the writer's point of view from a primary resource, then compare and contrast the primary source with a secondary source to explore the Paul Revere's engraving...
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Fourth of July (Grades 3-5)

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
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...
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Paul Revere- Mini Biography

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
You'll be fascinated to learn the many significant influences that Paul Revere had as an American patriot beyond announcing the coming of the British at the battle of Lexington and Concord.
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Taxes & Smuggling - Prelude to Revolution

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Why are the American Revolution and the War for Independence not the same thing? Were taxes really the main point of contestation for the colonists? Listen as this fantastic presenter discusses the roots of the American Revolution,...
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American Revolution Timeline Project

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
This simple project can have great implications for your learners' understanding of the shifts in power during the American Revolution. Using an included worksheet, your young historians will design a timeline of the revolution and...
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Hollywood Squares: Revolutionary War

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Play a game of Hollywood Squares as a way to review facts about the Revolutionary War. Each of the nine questions cover major events such as the Boston Tea Party, the Boston Massacre, and the Stamp Act.
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Boston Massacre

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Explore U.S. history by reading an assigned historical text in class. Novice researchers utilize the Internet to find facts of the massacre and view images regarding the fighting and violence. They write a paragraph defending their own...
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Boston Massacre

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The Boston Massacre was a propaganda victory for those protesting British rule over the American colonies. By using images from Patriots, as well as the testimony of witnesses, scholars consider what may have happened on that fateful day...
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The Revolution: Interactive Guide

For Students 5th - 11th Standards
If you're looking for another resource to supplement your teaching of the American Revolution in United States history, you may want to consider this app. As an interactive textbook, this can afford you opportunities for deeper analysis...
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Road to the Revolution

For Teachers 5th
Historians explore U.S. History by creating a poster presentation in class. They utilize the Internet to research the Boston Tea Party, the Boston Massacre and other moments in American History. They create posters based on an individual...
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The Boston Massacre

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Young scholars debate and study the Boston Massacre. In this historical debate lesson, students research the disputed and agreed upon facts of the Boston Massacre. Young scholars read various articles about the event and complete a...
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Social Studies 7th Grade: American Revolution

For Teachers 7th - 8th
A basic overview of the events leading up to the Declaration of Independence, this presentation provides young scholars with key terms and facts about life in the thirteen original colonies. The final slide includes an assignment for...
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Road to the Revolution

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders consider the causes and effects of the Boston Tea Party. In this American Revolution history and poetry writing lesson, 5th graders read the book The Boston Tea Party by Steven Kroll and complete a related worksheet...
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Road to the Revolution

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders review information downloaded from the Internet and prepare for a mock trial of the Boston Massacre.  In this American Revolution lesson, 5th graders discuss the Internet information and take notes for the trial.  STrong...