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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Not Getting the News about the Stamp Act

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
How did American colonists react to the Stamp Act of 1765? Your young historians will examine primary source material by reading excerpts from a transcription of the Pennsylvania Gazette and then identifying the sentiments expressed by...
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Lesson Plan
Middle Tennessee State University

Preparing for Revolution

For Teachers 8th Standards
Class members create a timeline of actions by both the British parliament and the colonists that led to the outbreak of the American Revolution. Groups use the provided Primary Source Analysis Tool to examine and evaluate materials to...
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Lesson Plan
iCivics

Hey, King: Get Off Our Backs!

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Young historians explore the reason American colonists were unhappy under British rule. Class members complete hands-on activities and participate in a group discussions to understand why colonists drafted the Declaration of Independence.
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

The Revolutionary War: The Battle For Freedom

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine the events leading up to the Revolutionary War with a focus on the Boston Tea Party. Using the internet, they discover why the tea was dropped into the harbor by the colonists and research the Intolerable Acts. ...
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PPT
Curated OER

The Road to Revolution: (1770-1776)

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Posing a guiding question about the inevitability of the American Revolution, the presentation guides students through the circumstances leading up to "The shot heard 'round the world" up to the Declaration of Independence. Teachers can...
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Lesson Plan
Heritage Foundation

Procedural Amendments: Amendments III, IV, and V

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
So many US Constitution clauses, so little time. The 17th installment in a 20-part series teaches pupils about the Third, Fourth, and Fifth Amendments. Learning through activities such as group work, connecting to current events, and...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Colonial America: Causes of the American Revolution

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders analyze colonial rule and policies with regard to the causes of the American Revolution. In this Colonial America simulation lesson, 4th graders role play in an Independence Game, reacting to a variety of "events" that...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Early American History Worksheet

For Students 8th - 11th
In this early American history worksheet, students respond to 15 multi-faceted questions about the French and Indian War, Proclamation of 1763, American Revolution, Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, and...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Wake Up King George!

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders research the conflict between the American colonies and England and write about it. In this America verses England lesson plan, 4th graders read books, watch videos, and have class discussions about this time in history...
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Unit Plan
Curated OER

Sparking a Revolution!

For Teachers 4th
Students investigate the causes and events that lead to the US Revolutionary War. They use a number of study techniques in this unit to discuss why the colonies wanted freedom from Britain.
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Advanced Sentence Completion 12

For Teachers 6th - 11th
In this sentence completion worksheet, students choose the best word(s) to complete each sentence from five possible answer choices.
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Interactive
Curated OER

Advanced Sentence Completion Exercise 13

For Students 4th - 8th
In this online interactive grammar skills learning exercise, students examine 10 sentences that are missing words and select the appropriate words to complete each of the sentences and match them to the sentences. Student answers...