|Subject Area||US History|
|Unit of Instruction||Revolutionary War|
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|
Early Revolutionary War Notes
Make vocabulary cards with the words for the week:
Use textbook pages 150-153 to chart the advantages/disadvantages of each side of the war.
Rev War Notes – Taking notes up to the Battle of Saratoga (the rest will be later)
30 Second News Broadcast-
Finish/Present News Broadcast
Late War Notes – Rev War Notes
Challenges of Revolutionary War Soldiers
Experiencing the Articles of Confederation
Make vocab cards with these words:
Challenges of Revolutionary War Soldiers –
Use the primary and secondary sources to examine the challenges soldiers faced as well as look at the possible causes and possible fixes for these challenges.
With the class, vote on a class snack using the structure of the Articles of Confederation.
30 second News Broadcast about one of the events discussed today.