Lesson Plan

The American Revolutionary War

Why do some people support the war against Great Britain and some don't?
James C.
Classroom teacher
Ridge Road Middle School
Charlotte, NC
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My Grades 5, 6, 7, 9
My Subjects Social Studies

Students will be able to...understand that people in the colonies changed from taking pride in their relation to the mother-country and their place in the British Empire to wanting their independence and Revolution.

Understand historical events have more than one cause and be able to explain some of the different causes for the American Revolution.

Develop historical thinking skills that increase historical understanding and critical understanding.



































































































































































Social Studies
Grades 8
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Teacher Notes
Student Notes

1 The Hook: Is violence ever necessary?

Activity: Presenting

Do pretest.

Show History channel video.

Show power point lesson.

Q and A

Exit ticket

Student Instructions

Google American Revolution.

Look up encyclopedias