Explore the heroes of the American Revolution with biographies and stations. Engage your students in the American Revolution by learning about the men and women who helped the 13 Colonies gain their independence!
This bundle contains both lessons – one for your regular education students and one for your ELL students – and a game for review. The ELL lesson has been designed for the beginning ELL student. Support for your ELL students include: modified text, word wall terms, sentence stems, video clips, graphic notes, images, and detailed written directions. You can provide opportunities for your ELLs in reading and writing. If you purchase the bundle of lessons together – you save over 20%!
In this resource you will receive:
PowerPoint Presentation – to guide your through the lesson step by step.
Informational Text – a timeline with a brief description of the battles of the American Revolution. Students will learn more about the battles as they visit the centers. The key events on the timeline include: Battle of Lexington and Concord, Battle of Bunker Hill, Battle of Saratoga, Crossing of the Delaware and Battle of Trenton, Winter at Valley Forge and the Battle of Yorktown. . Additional events are also included in this 2-page reading designed to support ELL students. QR Codes are included to link to videoclips.
Cartoon Notes Graphic Organizer – Your students can create their own notes from the timeline on this fun handout for notetaking.
Word Wall – important terms from the lesson have been turned into a word wall with images. They include: militia, alliance (ally), Colonel, Congress, delegate, Patriot, Loyalist and treaty.
Lesson Plan – detailed directions for lesson.
Who Am I? – a handout for keeping track of the heroes of the American Revolution.
Heroes of the American Revolution Stations – each station includes a cover page with introductory information, biographies including primary sources, and 1-2 different station debrief activities. The stations are: Women, African Americans, Allies, and Patriots. The heroes highlighted include: Abigail Adams, Mercy Otis Warren, Marquis de Lafayette, Bernardo de Galvez, James Armistead, Wentworth Cheswell, Crispus Attucks, Haym Salomon, John Adams, Samuel Adams, Patrick Henry, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, and George Washington. QR Codes are included to link to videoclips.
Formative Assessments – This activity is designed to take 6 or more class days of instruction and cover your entire American Revolution unit. I have included several different forms of formative assessments so you can check for understanding and keep your kids on task.
This bundle also includes a game! I have, Who has? American Heroes edition.
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Do you need more lessons for the American Revolution in US History? Check out my Colonization to American Revolution activities!