Students will analyze how history is a series of connected events shaped by multiple cause and effect relationships, tying past to present.
I can discuss the ideas of the Enlightenment and the Great Awakening, & I can evaluate the extent to which each influenced the development of the American identity.
Critical Vocabulary: Enlightenment, Benjamin Franklin, Great Awakening, Jonathan Edwards, George Whitefield, “Old Lights,” “New Lights”
- Background Question: Create Trading Cards for Jonathan Edwards and Benjamin Franklin.
- Guided Instruction: Revolutionary Thought
- Reflection Question: What characteristics make up the American identity in the 17th and 18th centuries? Choose 3 and explain each.
Homework: French and Indian War Reading
Tentative Test Date: September 15