American Revolution: the Acts provides exploration on a major cause of the American Revolution: the taxes placed on the colonists by the British and then gives students three possible activities to explore those taxes. Students create pamphlets, launch a twitter campaign, or engage in a simulation as more and more taxes appear over time.This guide contains step-by-step guidelines for setting up the activities, student directions and informational texts, and a complete materials lists.
Earlier this week I Tweeted Terri Eichholz's blog posts about hexagonal learning. In those posts she outlined how hexagonal learning worked in her classroom. It's notable that Terri also shared the mistakes she made when trying to use visual hexagonal learning lessons with her students. Terri works with elementary school students. Hexagonal learning can also be used at the high school level as Russel Tarr outlines in his blog post about using it in his history classes. Russel offers a…
$ Revolutionary War Causes, Events, and Famous Figures is a full unit! Topics covered include: King George, taxation without representation (the Stamp Act, the Sugar Act, the Intolerable Acts), the Boston Massacre, the Boston Tea Party, George Washington, the Shot Heard Round the World (the Battles of Lexington and Concord), Paul Revere, the Minutemen and the Redcoats, the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson, and Benjamin Franklin. $