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Rationale| To assist students in understanding how our country came into being and the personal sacrifices made by men and women almost three hundred years ago as they fought to gain freedom, equality, and independence. | Standards| History and Social Studies Standards of Learning Curriculum Framework, 2008. USI. 6a- d| Objectives:Language| |
Objectives:Content| Bolded objectives are directly related to the lesson, other objectives relate to the rest of the unit.TSW demonstrate knowledge of the causes and results of the American Revolution by identifying the issues of dissatisfaction that led to the American Revolution by * identifying the steps Great Britain took to increase control over the colonies. * explaining why the colonists became dissatisfied with Great Britain’s control over the colonies. * identifying how political ideas that motivated the colonists to head down the path of independence. * describing the significant events and individuals that led down the road to independence and war against England. * understand the fundamental ideas expressed in the Declaration of Independence * explaining the reasons why and how the colonists were able to defeat the British and gain their independence.| Learning Strategies| |
Key Vocabulary| Bolded terms are directly related to the lesson, other terms relate to the rest of the unit. Key People| Key Events| Key Terms| King George III| Boston Massacre| Intolerable Acts|
Great Britain| Boston Tea Party| Stamp Tax|
England| First Continental Congress| Patriots/Loyalists| Lord Cornwallis| Second Continental Congress| impetuous| George Washington| Battles of Lexington and Concord| Red Coats| Patrick Henry| Midnight Ride of Paul...