Word Wall American Revolution or Revolutionary War Vocabulary Practices


Social Studies – History, U.S. History, Other (Social Studies – History)
Grade Levels
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Resource Type
Activities, Word Walls, Posters
File Type
Zip (98 MB|51 pages)


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Help your students build and retain key vocabulary terms with a visually appealing word wall. This resource includes 39 word wall terms related to the American Revolution, vocabulary review strategies, and a review puzzle to support your students’ learning. You can view more in the preview here.

The following terms are included – ally, Baron von Steuben, the Battle of Cowpens, the Battle of Bunker Hill, the Battle of Lexington and Concord, the Battle of Long Island, the Battle of Saratoga, the Battle of Trenton, the Battle of Yorktown, bayonet, Benedict Arnold, colonel William Prescott, Continental Army, Declaration of Independence, delegates, fire cakes, Fort Ticonderoga, France, George Washington, Hessians, Independence Hall, James Forten, John Burgoyne, John Hancock, July 4th, long rifle, Lord Cornwallis, Mary Ludwig Hays, mercenary, musket, Olive Branch Petition, Paul Revere, Second Continental Congress, smallpox, strategy, the “swamp fox.” Sybil Ludington, treason, Treaty of Paris of 1783, and Valley Forge

Included in this resource:

  • 39 word wall terms that are specifically correlated with my Events Leading to the Revolutionary War unit bundle. The definitions are written to access students at the middle school level. (PowerPoint – editable and PDF – not editable)
  • vocabulary review puzzle for students to complete cooperatively or as a full class (PowerPoint, PDF and a Google Slides link)
  • Strategies for implementation
  • The list of vocabulary terms utilized in both resources (PowerPoint, PDF and a Google Slides link)

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