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 social, political, and economic factors that drove the American colonies to independence.
Critical Vocabulary: King George III, Albany Plan of Union, Treaty of Paris, Proclamation of 1763, Writs of Assistance, Sugar Act, Stamp Act, Quartering Act, Stamp Act Congress, Sons of Liberty, Boston Massacre, Captain Thomas Preston, Crispus Attucks, Tea Act, Boston Tea Party, Intolerable Acts, First Continental Congress, Second Continental Congress, Lexington and Concord, Continental Army, George Washington,Thomas Paine, Common Sense, Thomas Jefferson
- Background Question: What two cities emerge as central to the American revolutionary cause? How do their roles differ?
- Guided Instruction: The Road to the Revolution
- Collaborative Learning: The Boston Massacre Document Study
- Reflection Question: What role did Paul Revere play on the Road to the Revolution?
Homework: The Road to Revolution Questions
Tentative Test Date: September 8