U.S. History Lessons

The National Parks Service is an incredible resource for ALL Americans, especially teachers. The following is a collection of resources for the American Revolutionary Period. https://www.nps.gov/revwar/

Educational resources: https://www.nps.gov/revwar/educational_resources/teachers.html

Front Pages (10 pages) (Cover, Title Pages, Table of Contents, Letter from the Director, Foreward, Introduction, and Goals)

IV & V background (sections of it are good)

Lesson 1: Prelude to the Revolutionary War (46 pages)  Read Background information.

Read Excerpts and complete Worksheet B

Draw “Join or Die in Notebooks”

Honors: Read Articles of Capitulation and George Washington’s “Remarks”

Lesson 2: Words and Action (23 pages)

Lesson 3: Making Choices  (20 pages)

Lesson 4: The Power of Remembrance (31 pages) Great for Veterans Day

Lesson 5: The Legacy (28 pages) AWESOME for continuity and change. Great for Honors

Back Pages (18 pages) (Primary Source Documents and Artifacts, Credits for Backgound Images, NPS Sites Associated with the American Revolution or Mentioned in Lessons, Park Education Programs, and Bibliography)