What Are We Learning?
During this unit, the students are studying the American Revolution, the period in history during which the British colonies in America fought for independence from Great Britain.
A.5.1: Identify and explain significant events leading up to the American Revolution.
A.5.2: Identify significant individuals and groups who played a role in the American Revolution.
A.5.3: Explain the significance of historical documents including key political concepts, origins of these concepts, and their tole in independence.
A.5.4: Examine and explain the changing roles and impact of significant women during the American Revolution.
A.5.5: Examine and compare major battles and military campaigns of the American Revolution.
A.5.6: Identify the contributions of foreign alliances and individuals to the outcome of the Revolution.
A.5.7: Explain economic, military, and political factors which led to the end of the Revolutionary War.
A.5.8: Evaluate the person and political hardships resulting from the American Revolution.
C.2.1: Differentiate political ideas of Patriots, Loyalists, and "undecideds" during the American Revolution.
Websites for Practice
Ducksters: a great website with LOTS of information
Mr. Nussbaum: a number of activities students can complete on the 13 original colonies
Mount Vernon for Students: TONS of information on George Washington and Colonial America
Colonial Williamsburg: History for Kids activities about Colonial America