Q2, Wk 6

TeacherAndrew Wilson
Subject AreaUS History
Grade Level8
Week #15
Unit of InstructionRevolutionary War
Standard(s) Taught

SS.8.A.1.1 Provide supporting details for an answer from text, interview for oral history, check validity of information from research/text, and identify strong vs. weak arguments.

SS.8.A.1.7 View historic events through the eyes of those who were there as shown in their art, writings, music, and artifacts.

SS.8.A.3.4 Examine the contributions of influential groups to both the American and British war efforts during the American Revolutionary War and their effects on the outcome of the war.

SS.8.A.3.6 Examine the causes, course, and consequences of the American Revolution.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students can explain how the advantages of each side effected the war. (ex. the French, distance from Britain, etc.)


Classroom Activities

Day 1: 

Students use Nearpod to review after break the Revolutionary War. They will learn about the Battle of Yorktown and the effects of the war.

When students are done, they make a Political Cartoon portraying an event of the War. 

Day 2: 

Students write a quiz for other students in preparation for the test. 

Day 3:

Review for and take the test on the Revolutionary War. 


Assignments Due

Nearpod input

Revolutionary War Test

Additional Resources