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The Two Sides of the Declaration of Independence
11th - 12th
Budding historians read six documents related to grievances that led to the writing of the Declaration of Independence. They then craft an essay in which they discuss the perspective of both the colonists and the king. This DBQ could be...
The Declaration of Independence
11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Learners analyze the Declaration of Independence. They identify and describe various sections of the document then discuss how the colonists responded to it. As a culminating activity, they write their own declarations of independence as...
The Argument of the Declaration of Independence
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
When in the course of a course on historic American events, it becomes necessary for learners to examine, with decent respect, the Declaration of Independence, it becomes evident that there are six separate and equal parts of that...
Vocabulary Building - Declaration of Independence
7th - Higher Ed
Young scholars read the first part of the Declaration of Independence and mark the words they don't know. First, they try to guess what the words mean by looking at the them in context, and then they look up the words in a dictionary.
The Declaration of Independence: From Rough Draft to Proclamation
9th - 12th
Students discover how the Declaration of Independence transformed from a draft to a treasured historical document. For this Declaration of Independence lesson, students discuss the context in which Jefferson wrote the document and...
"I Declare, I Believe This Document May Flower!"
6th - 10th CCSS: Designed
The Mayflower Compact, the Declaration of Independence, the US Constitution, the Bill of Rights. The language of these seminal historical documents presents a challenge for even the best readers. Here's a group activity that helps all...
EXTRA! The Honorable Mr. Jefferson Declares our Independence from Britain!
Fifth graders examine early American images and documents. In this colonial America lesson, 5th graders access digital images of the Declaration of Independence, paintings, and other documents in order to understand the purpose of...