An American Hero Students Write a Movie Plot Based on a Revolutionary War Hero!


Social Studies – History, U.S. History
Grade Levels
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Resource Type
Projects, Assessment, Google Apps
Zip (2 MB|7 pages, 28 slides)


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With this project, students will research the life of a real individual from the Revolutionary War, and then turn that research into a movie plot!

All of the needed supports are provided, including web links to research 18 different Revolutionary heroes, organizational tools, plot line instructions, and templates. There are print and digital version to meet the needs of many different types of classrooms. This project is also highly adaptable to different ability and grade levels. You can see more in the preview here.

Students have the choice to research the actions of amazing historical people like Joseph Brant, Lydia Darragh, Pedro Francisco, Boston King, James Armistead Lafyette, Sybil Ludington, Peter Salem, and many more!

Teachers may utilize this project as an assessment for the full Revolutionary War unit. However, this project can also work a standalone assignment.

Included in this resource:

  • A print version for implementation in a classroom
  • A Google Slides links to the digital version
  • A Google Sheets version of the rubric for easy implementation in Google Classroom
  • A Detailed Lesson Plan – this includes all of the links. PLEASE LOOK HERE.

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