Attached is the lesson plans for Benchmark Reading
• SS.5.A.5.1 – Identify and explain significant events leading up to the American Revolution.
• SS.5.A.5.2 – Identify significant individuals and groups who played a role in the American Revolution.
• SS.5.A.5.3 – Explain the significance of historical documents including key political concepts, origins of these concepts, and their role in American independence.
• SS.5.A.5.4 – Examine and explain the changing roles and impact of significant women during the American Revolution.
• SS.5.A.5.5 – Examine and compare major battles and military campaigns of the American Revolution.
• SS.5.A.5.6 – Identify the contributions of foreign alliances and individuals to the outcome of the Revolution.
• SS.5.A.5.7 – Explain economic, military, and political factors which led to the end of the Revolutionary War.
• SS.5.A.5.8 – Evaluate the personal and political hardships resulting from the American Revolution.
• SS.5.A.5.9 – Discuss the impact and significance of land policies developed under the Confederation Congress (Northwest Ordinance of 1787).
• SS.5.A.5.10 – Examine the significance of the Constitution including its key political concepts, origins of those concepts, and their role in American democracy.
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dismiss – v. to send someone away; to cause or allow someone to leave early; to decide not to think about or consider something or someone
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omit – v. to leave out someone or something; to not include someone or something
submit – v. to give (a document or piece of writing) to someone to be considered or approved
transmit – v. to send (information, sound, etc) in the form of electrical signals to a radio, television, or computer
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