Create your own study guide for the American Revolution in United States history with an American Revolution Lap Book. This lap book is designed to help students summarize content for the events leading to and during the American Revolution. This resource includes a lap book template, 19 pages of informational text, and 27 Word Wall images to help you teach the American Revolution.
You can construct the lap book at the beginning of the unit and have the students complete each section as they learn the content –or- create it at the end as a review for an exam.
-over 27 WORD WALL IMAGES to teach important vocabulary associated with this unit,
–5 different reading strategies to support instruction,
–Preview activities that include an image analysis of “Yankee Doodle,” and “Paul Revere’s Ride” and a poem analysis of “Paul Revere’s Ride”,
–19 pages of informational text! This is a COMPREHENSIVE RESOURCE FOR THE ENTIRE AMERICAN REVOLUTION! It will include informational text on all of the Events Leading to the American Revolution, Key People involved in the American Revolution, and Key Events during the American Revolution,
-a lap book template that includes, Events Leading to the American Revolution, Key Ideas, Important People, Important Events Leading to the American Revolution, Important Events During the American Revolution,
-a map of the battles of the American Revolution for your students to label, color and annotate, and
–The Declaration of Independence for students to annotate
–Google Slides of the reading, and
⭐Please download the preview to see what the lap book will look like when complete. ⭐
❓How much time will this take?
✥That really depends on you and your kids. I have simplified the cutting process as much as possible. If you model with your students, you can create it in about 30-40 minutes.
5th Grade Social Studies TEKS
(2) History. The student understands how conflict between the American colonies and Great Britain led to American independence and the formation of the United States. The student is expected to:
(A) analyze the causes and effects of events prior to and during the American Revolution, including the taxation resulting from the French and Indian War and the colonist response to taxation such as the Boston Tea Party;
(B) identify the Founding Fathers and Patriot heroes, including John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, the Sons of Liberty, and George Washington, and their motivations and contributions during the revolutionary period; and
(C) summarize the results of the American Revolution, including the establishment of the United States.
(14) Government. The student understands important ideas in the Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution, and the Bill of Rights. The student is expected to:
(A) explain the purposes, key elements, and the importance of the Declaration of Independence;
(20) Culture. The student understands the relationship between the arts and the times during which they were created. The student is expected to:
(A) identify significant examples of art, music, and literature from various periods in U.S. history such as the painting … “Yankee Doodle,” and “Paul Revere’s Ride”; and
(B) explain how examples of art, music, and literature reflect the times during which they were created.
(21) Culture. The student understands the contributions of people of various racial, ethnic, and religious groups to the United States culture. The student is expected to:
(B) summarize the contributions of people of various racial, ethnic, and religious groups to our national identity.
(23) Social studies skills. The student applies critical-thinking skills to organize and use information acquired from a variety of valid sources, including technology. The student is expected to:
(A) differentiate between, locate, and use valid primary and secondary sources such as technology; interviews; biographies; oral, print, and visual material; documents; and artifacts to acquire information about the United States;
(B) analyze information by applying absolute and relative chronology through sequencing, categorizing, identifying cause-and-effect relationships, comparing, contrasting, finding the main idea, summarizing, making generalizations and predictions, and drawing inferences and conclusions;
(C) organize and interpret information in outlines, reports, databases, and visuals, including graphs, charts, timelines, and maps;
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