Q2, Wk 1

TeacherAndrew Wilson
Subject AreaUS History
Grade Level8
Week #10
Unit of InstructionFrench and Indian War
Standard(s) Taught

SS.8.A.2.5 Discuss the impact of colonial settlement on Native American populations.

SS.8.A.2.6 Examine the causes, course, and consequences of the French and Indian War.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
  • Essential Question: What leads to conflict?
  • Students will be able to explain the causes and effects of the French and Indian War
  • Students will make a timeline showing at least 7 different events of the French and Indian War
Classroom Activities

This week, students will:

  • Using character cards, role-play a group the led to the outbreak of war in order to understand how the French and Indian War started. 
  • Read primary sources, chart them and then put them together in order to understand the effects of the war
  • Make a timeline showing the important events of the war. 
Assignments Due
  • Illustrated Timeline
  • Primary Source Chart and Exit ticket
Additional Resources


  • Militia – a military force made of ordinary citizens
  • Alliance- partnership
  • Debt- owing money