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141 resources with the keyterm revolutionary war

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Lexington and Concord: Historical Interpretation

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Learners view and analyze three different images related to the Battle of Lexington and Concord. They also answer a variety of questions in a graphic organizer to help keep the information straight.
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A Just War or Just a War?

For Teachers 8th Standards
What, if anything, makes a war "just"? This is an interesting and important question to explore with your class, and you can utilize an excellent lesson plan to support your group inquiry. The American Revolution and the War of 1812 are...
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Battles of the American Revolution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Wow, now here's a presentation that tells a story! Your class can follow along the battle lines of the American Revolution to learn key players, dates, and events that marked each twist and turn in the fight for American independence....
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The American Revolution: 1775 - 1783

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Track the ins and outs and wartime strategies used by both the British and the Americans during the Revolutionary War. Multiple comparisons are made between both factions, maps, statistical data, images, and light text is used throughout...
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Why Do We Remember Revere? Paul Revere's Ride in History and Literature

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine primary documents regarding Paul Revere's ride and its role in the Revolutionary War. They consider how Revere's role has been written about by Longfellow and others and discuss the discrepancies between accounts.
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Colonial Broadsides and the American Revolution

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars access the Library of Congress's collection of Broadsides (printed material with news, entertainment, advertisements, etc.) and explore their impact on events leading up to the Revolutionary War. They create a timeline...
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The War in the South, 1778–1781

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The second in a three-part look at the Revolutionary War focuses the years from 1778 through 1781 and zooms in on military operations in the southern colonies, the French alliance, and the role African-Americans played in events. Class...
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Liberty Theme Park Project

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Invite your young historians to demonstrate how the American Revolution truly was one crazy ride after another as they design a theme park! This unique and engaging project prompts learners to consider major events leading up to and...
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The American Revolution: Battles

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Every war has a number of turning point battles that define the outcome. Inform learners of three major battles of the American Revolution. The Battle of Bunker Hill, Saratoga, Yorktown and the Treaty of Paris are each discussed. Maps...
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History Review: Colonial America

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Explore key moments in American history with the click of a mouse! Learners read 50 questions from different eras in early America, and watch the rest of the presentation to find more questions to answer.
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A Century of Expansion: America's Destiny (1763-1867)

For Teachers 10th - 11th
How did we grow into such a large nation? Follow the events, wars, and treaties that led to the acquisition of major states as we expanded into the West. The slides provide maps, dates, and simplistic information to help learners...
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Lesson: Allison Smith: What Are You Fighting For?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Trench art is a nontraditional art form created by soldiers in trenches during wartime. Artist Allison Smith connects her art to the American Revolution and the question: "What are you fighting for?" Kids examine her art, how it connects...
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Jeopardy: Revolutionary War!

For Teachers 4th - 6th
It's Jeopardy! Play to review concepts related to the American Revolutionary War. Categories include people, place, documents, and miscellaneous. This resource is interactive and geared to grades 4-6. A fun way to review content material!
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Writing American Diaries

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Young scholars examine the concept of historical perspective in writing. They read the diary of Sally Wister, a young Patriot from Philadelphia during the Revolutionary Era. Additionally, they must include different points of view in...
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Molly Pitcher -- "Out of Many, One"

For Teachers K - 4th
Students research, brainstorm and analyze the events that lead up to the Revolutionary War. They critique a piece of artwork depicting a scene from the Revolutionary War. Each major battle is plotted on a map to show a visual...
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The American Revolution: Creating a New Nation

For Teachers 10th - 12th
The American Government was founded on several major principles which led to the US Constitution, Federal System, and Bill of Rights. This presentation follows Colonial America on its journey from colony, to freedom fighter, to...
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The American Revolution: 1775-1783

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Casting the American Revolution into a bright, informative light, this presentation details many key facts about the strategies and decision during the revolutionary campaigns. The latter half of the slides prompt viewers to examine why...
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Baseball Challenge: 5th Grade Social Studies

For Teachers 5th
Quickly review facts relating to U.S. History in a Baseball Challenge presentation. The information relates to branches of government, the Vietnam War, WWII, and other key events.
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Revolutionary War Re-enactment

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Travel back in time with your class and actually see what a Revolutionary War battle may have looked like. This video depicts a historical re-enactment of a battle. Filmed at a reenactment camp in Illinois, this amateur clip may be...
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Epitaph

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Epitaphs are an excellent structure for writing facts about historical figures from the Revolutionary War. Inscribing these facts on a gray sheet of construction paper cut into the shape of a tombstone creates interest. Adding pictures...
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revolution

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Clear and relevant images and text are used to describe the American Revolution. The text and facts given are short and will keep your students' attention, but would be best suited to accompany a lecture from the teacher about the Stamp...
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Patriots, Traitors, and Spies

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders determine how Nathan Hale and Benedict Arnold influenced the American Revolution. For this American Revolution lesson, 5th graders research primary and secondary sources to find three character traits of Benedict Arnold and...
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Revolutionary War Era Research Project

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young historians interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources in this American Revolution lesson. They select topics from the time era that they are interested in researching. Additionally, they follow the...
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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...