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American Revolution Unit
Are you looking for an engaging unit to use while teaching your students about the American Revolution? You've found it! This unit contains lesson sheets, lesson activities, primary source analysis sheets, secondary source analysis sheets, a Revolutionary individuals and groups section, a scoot game, and a unit test.
25 U.S. History ESCAPE ROOMS BUNDLE | Jamestown, Constitution
Escape Rooms for US History, Holidays, Growth Mindset and more! In addition to learning or reinforcing the subject matter, my escape rooms encourage teamwork and critical thinking. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end.
Escape Room (Break out) Civil War - Students chase a Confederate Spy!
This escape room is so much fun! The students will solve four clues that lead them to find a real Civil War Confederate spy (Rose Greenhow). All of the clues are editable, so you can revise and make this perfect for your own classroom. This lesson has students practice decoding skills, close reading, and point of view. This lesson fits perfectly with a Unit about the Civil War, and it's great as an end of the year activity.
Bill of Rights ESCAPE ROOM - Amendments to the U.S. Constitution: Civics
The Bill of Rights Escape Room Activity will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode facts about the Bill of Rights. Students will gain a brief understanding of Amendments 1-10. This is a great introduction activity or review activity!
Revolutionary War Causes ESCAPE ROOM Activity: American Revolution
The Causes of the Revolutionary War Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode interesting facts and causes of the American Revolution. NO PROPS NEEDED! *Boston Tea Party, Boston Massacre, Sugar Act, Intolerable Act, Continental Congress
Declaration of Independence ESCAPE ROOM! Parts of the Declaration | No Prep!
Understanding and interpreting old documents can be a challenge for any student! This escape room has students analyze 4 excerpts from the Declaration of Independence. Students then decode the modern meaning of that excerpt and answer a question about the excerpt.
Introducing Hot Seating to America!
“Hot Seating” is a teaching strategy in which either the teacher or student takes on the role of a character from a book or real person and sits in the hot seat. Then the other classmates ask questions and the person in the “hot seat” must answer the questions the way the character or historical figure would have answered.
Students are asked to:Step1: Briefly explain each eventStep 2: Next to each CAUSE mark a number 1 through 8. #1 representing the biggest contributing factor that propelled Russia in the 1917 Revolution and #8, representing the least motivating factory.Step 3: ELABORATE on why you assigned a #1, 2, and 3 to the events that you did.Step 4: Short Essay response or discussion question