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 key military and political turning points of the American Revolution.
Critical Vocabulary: Second Continental Congress, Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, Continental Army, Olive Branch Petition, Battle of Bunker Hill, Loyalists, Patriots, Common Sense, Declaration of Independence, General William Howe, Battle of Long Island, The American Crisis, New Jersey Campaign, General John Burgoyne, Battle of Saratoga, Valley Forge, Baron von Steuben, General Charles Cornwallis, General Benedict Arnold, Battle of Yorktown, Peace of Paris
- Background Question: Put the following events into chronological order: Battle of Bunker Hill, Battle of Saratoga, Battle of Yorktown, Declaration of Independence, Lexington & Concord
- Guided Instruction: The American Revolution
- Individual Learning: U.S. Citizenship Pre-Test
- Reflection Question: Why is the Saratoga Campaign considered to be the turning point in the American Revolution?