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: Complete the Non-Colonists in the American Revolution questions.
- Citizenship Question: What was the name of the U.S. war between the North and the South?
A. Civil War
B. World War II
C. War of 1812
D. Revolutionary War
- Guided Instruction: The American Revolution
- Independent Learning: The American Revolution Map Activity
- Reflection Question: Why is the Saratoga Campaign considered to be the turning point in the American Revolution?