Students will analyze how history is a series of connected events shaped by multiple cause and effect relationships, tying past to present.
I can summarize the major events of the French and Indian War, & I can analyze its impact on the colonies.
Critical Vocabulary: Huron Indians, Iroquois Indians, Samuel de Champlain, New France, Louisbourg, George Washington, Fort Duquesne, French and Indian War, Benjamin Franklin, Albany Plan of Union, Seven Years’ War, General Edward Braddock, William Pitt, Paris Peace Settlement of 1763, Acadians, Pontiac’s Rebellion, Proclamation of 1763
- Background Question: Write 5 words summarizing the impact of the Enlightenment and the Great Awakening on colonial thought.
- Guided Instruction: The French & Indian War
- Individual Learning: The First "Teflon' Hero
- Reflection Question: What was George Washington's role in the start of the French and Indian War?
Homework: The French & Indian War Reading
Tentative Test Date: September 15