War of 1812 Activity

Are you looking for a fun way to teach the War of 1812? Engage your students in with a reading activity, Doodle Notes and primary source analysis.


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Are you looking for a fun way to teach the War of 1812? Engage your students in with a reading activity, Doodle Notes and primary source analysis. Avoid the lecture – let students learn for themselves as they create their own booklet over the War of 1812. Google Slides are included.

Your purchase includes:
– A lesson plan that guides you through the activity
– Word Wall Terms to teach vocabulary terms
– Informational text on the Causes of the War of 1812, Important Events during the War of 1812, and the effects of the War of 1812
– Doodle Notes for the War of 1812
– Additional primary source activity for your PreAP or GT students
– Exit Tickets for formative assessment

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2019 US History TEKS for 8th Grade
(5) History. The student understands the challenges confronted by the government and its leaders in the early years of the republic and the Age of Jackson. The student is expected to:

(A) describe major domestic problems faced by the leaders of the new republic, including maintaining national security, creating a stable economic system, and setting up the court system;

(D) explain the causes, important events, and effects of the War of 1812;

(13) Economics. The student understands how various economic forces resulted in the Industrial Revolution in the 19th century. The student is expected to:

(A) analyze the economic effects of the War of 1812; and

(29) Social studies skills. The student applies critical-thinking skills to organize and use information acquired through established research methodologies 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 media and news services, biographies, interviews, 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 from outlines, reports, databases, and visuals, including graphs, charts, timelines, and maps;

(D) identify bias and points of view created by the historical context surrounding an event;


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