|Subject Area||US History|
|Unit of Instruction||Organizing Principle 4: Between 1763 and 1777, British attempts to exert control over the colonies led to violent, organized, and successful resistance and revolution.|
SS.8.A.3.1 Explain the consequences of the French and Indian War in British policies for the American colonies from 1763 – 1774.
SS.8.A.3.2 Explain American colonial reaction to British policy from 1763 – 1774.
SS.8.C.1.14 Identify the evolving forms of civic and political participation from the colonial period through Reconstruction.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will be able to create a propaganda poster that includes at least 2 historical reasons and relevant artwork.
Students will read and discuss from the textbook information on more British acts and the colonial reaction to them. We will also discuss in depth the use of propaganda to gain support.
Students will then make their own propaganda posters supporting either side.
Students will answer questions from the textbook and finish their propaganda posters.
Students will take a quiz on the lead-up to the Revolution.
Textbook page 125 1-4
Road to Revolution Quiz
Vocabulary for the unit so far:
Militia – a military force made of ordinary citizens
Repeal- to cancel a law
Boycott – to refuse to buy goods as a form of protest
Rebellion – an open act of defiance
Propaganda- ideas or information meant to spread harm or help a cause
Committee of Correspondence – an organization that spread political ideas through the colonies