High school students can enjoy learning about the American Revolution with this set of four titles. 30 Days of History: American Revolution is a 4-6 week guided research unit. Analyzing Historical Art: The American Revolution challenges students to think critically and evaluate what they are seeing in 18 works of art. People of the American Revolution includes quizzes, activities, notebooking, and more about 42 men and women who were part of the American Revolution. And A Spy for General Washington is a fun board game that challenges students to see what they remember about the American Revolution. See a preview of each title at the links below.
People of the American Revolution: Discover the lives of forty-two men and women who were a part of the American Revolution. Learn about both American and British leaders, less-remembered patriots, and the great sacrifices that were made during this time. Facts, quizzes, activities, quotes, puzzles, and notebooking pages for middle-high school students are included. People studied include George Washington; Benjamin Franklin; Lord George Sackville Germain; General Sir William Howe; General Sir Banastre Tarleton; Major John Pitcairn; Thomas Jefferson; Marquis de Lafayette; Hugh, Lord Percy; Frederick North; General Lord Charles Cornwallis; General Thomas Gage; John and Abigail Adams; Nathanael Greene; King George III; General John Burgoyne; General Henry Clinton; Ethan Allen; John Hancock; John Paul Jones; Patrick Henry; Paul Revere; Francis Marion; Samuel Adams; Thomas Paine; Nathan Hale; Benedict Arnold; James Madison; Alexander McDougall; John Jay; John Langdon; Alexander Hamilton; George Rodgers Clark; Dr. Joseph Warren; Billy Lee; Lydia Barrington Darragh; Jehu Grant; Sybil Ludington; James Forten; Laodicea Langston; and Prince Estabrook. 94 pages total. Answer key is included.
30 Days of History: American Revolution: 30 Days of History is designed to give your students 4-6 weeks of daily work focused on a specific topic or time period. Each looks at significant terms and events and asks 7 questions on each that will draw your students into researching and learning more. 30 Days of History: American Revolution looks at 12 key terms and 18 important battles. This can be used as a supplement to your history class, a tool to help develop research skills, or fun work to fill in as needed. However you use it, you’re sure to learn more about the American Revolution and discover history along the way.
A Spy for General Washington Board Game: A Spy for General Washington Board Game tests your knowledge of the American Revolution with 255 questions about this key point in history. In this game, you are a spy for the American patriots during the Revolutionary War. Your mission is to collect thirteen key pieces of information and deliver them safely to General Washington’s headquarters. The game includes instructions, a printable game board, 255 question cards in two levels of difficulty, players’ game cards (in color and black and white), and star tokens. Designed for children ages 10-14. 52 pages total.
Analyzing Historical Art: The American Revolution: Since the beginning of history itself, people have created art that reflects real events. But each artist is a unique individual with his or her own perspective and purpose for each piece of art. This Analyzing Historical Art unit is designed to help you help your students learn to think critically about what they are seeing.
This unit focuses on 18 works by artists Jean Leon Gerome Ferris, John Trumbull, Nathaniel Currier, Currier and Ives, and Emanuel Leutze and show events from the American Revolution. It helps students learn to ask questions about when the painting was made, how many years after the event the painting was created, if the artist used any historical records in creating the painting, and how accurate the painting is. It also helps them brainstorm questions they can ask about details in the painting that can help them examine who was actually present at the event, what kind of clothing they really wore, what the weather and setting was like, and more. It’s a fun way to combine history and art and help your students develop critical thinking skills. 22 pages total.
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