Causes of the Revolutionary War Inquiry Essay Events Leading to the Revolution

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Subject
Social Studies – History, U.S. History
Grade Levels
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Resource Type
Activities, DBQs, Cooperative Learning
File Type
Zip (16 MB|45 + slides)
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Colonial Protests Stations 13 Colonies

Colonial Protest Boycotts, Tarring and Feathering Effigies Gallery Walk Stations

Subject
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, British History
Grade Levels
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Resource Type
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Cooperative Learning
File Type
Zip (9 MB|22 + 22 slides)
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Boston Massacre Primary Source Investigation Revolutionary War

SubjectSocial Studies - History, U.S. HistoryGrade Levels6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, HomeschoolResource TypeLesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Cooperative LearningFile TypeZip (3 MB|10 + 15 slides)
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The Boston Tea Party Reading with Text Dependent Questions Assess Reliability

Subject
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grade Levels
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Resource Type
Activities, Cooperative Learning, Google Apps
File Type
Zip (932 KB|4 pages + 10 slides)
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Colonial Protests Stations 13 Colonies

Colonial Protest Boycotts, Tarring and Feathering Effigies Gallery Walk Stations

Subject
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, British History
Grade Levels
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Resource Type
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Cooperative Learning
File Type
Zip (9 MB|22 + 22 slides)
1

Boston Massacre Primary Source Investigation Revolutionary War

SubjectSocial Studies - History, U.S. HistoryGrade Levels6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, HomeschoolResource TypeLesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Cooperative LearningFile TypeZip (3 MB|10 + 15 slides)
1

The Boston Tea Party Reading with Text Dependent Questions Assess Reliability

Subject
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grade Levels
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Resource Type
Activities, Cooperative Learning, Google Apps
File Type
Zip (932 KB|4 pages + 10 slides)
1

Description

An authentic inquiry for the real world classroom!

Students investigate the events leading towards the Revolutionary War and discuss who should be blamed for the outbreak of the Revolutionary War – the colonists or the British – through an essay. The students will investigate many forms of colonial protest along with the Boston Massacre and the Boston Tea Party. This inquiry combines hands on interactive investigations with critical thinking and assessment. My students love this unit!

There are digital versions of each lesson included, including a digital graphic organizer for the essay.

The following topics are covered within this inquiry:

The Stamp Act – The Sons of Liberty – The Quartering Act – The Townshend Acts – Boycotts – The Boston Massacre – The East India Tea Company – The Boston Tea Party – The Intolerable Acts – The First Continental Congress – along with many ideas and people…

This inquiry includes the following lessons, along with planning materials specifically geared towards writing the essay associated with the inquiry.

  • Colonial Protest Gallery Walk
  • The Boston Massacre – Primary Source Analysis
  • The Boston Tea Party – Assessing Reliability

You can also purchase this inquiry combined with my – French and Indian War Cause and Effects lesson! – Buy the BUNDLE.

If you teach in New York state, this assessment is geared towards preparing students for the new Regents exam by teaching them about assessing the reliability of primary sources and comparing points of view. Students also have to utilize evidence from primary and secondary sources to argue a claim in their essays.

You can complete this inquiry in combination with the first game on Mission-US.org, however, this is not required.

The lesson is linked to NYS Social Studies Standards, but you could easily cut and paste in your own standards for your state.

NYS Standard – 7.3 AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE – Growing tensions over political power and economic issues sparked a movement for independence from Great Britain. New York played a critical role in the course and outcome of the American Revolution.

There is a PowerPoint version, a PDF version, a Google Slides version and a pacing guide included.

(This isn’t discounted much because it also includes my inquiry materials. I don’t list those separately, but they are a 3.00 value.)

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