Lesson Plan

American Revolution: Events Leading to War

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After learning about the growing revolutionary sentiment among colonists, class members work in small groups or pairs to design a political cartoon.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Give learners the choice to make a political cartoon or headline poster
Classroom Considerations
  • Prep time includes making copies 
  • Requires projection to display images 
  •  It includes a description of an engaging anticipatory activity, discussion questions, political cartoons, and a rubric
  • This is a good, straightforward exploration of the causes of the Revolutionary War
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