For the next two weeks the theme is “Causes of the American Revolution.”

Objectives: 8.SS.H.3A&B


Kid Friendly Lingo:
We’ll learn how the Proclamation of 1763, Various Acts, the Boston Tea Party, and the Sons of Liberty contributed to the American Revolution.

Sept. 29

  1. Brief Warm Up
  2. Last of the Mohicans: Goal – Determine what parts of the film show colonists bristling at the power of England.

Sept. 30

  1. WU
  2. Quiz
  3. Role Play: Mercantalism
  4. Talking Heads Worksheet
  5. Additional Assignment

Oct. 1

  1. WU
  2. Quiz
  3. Supplemental Notes: Chapter 6 Guided Reading

Oct. 2

  1. WU
  2. Commercials: McCain and Obama (lead in to the concept of propaganda)
  3. Presentation 6: Part 1 – Causes of the American Revolution.

Oct. 3

  • Topic 7 on Moodle: Propaganda and the like