Teach the American Revolutionary War with ease using this comprehensive PowerPoint and Notes set. This guided notes set takes students through all the information they need to learn about the American Revolution. The PowerPoint focuses on the causes of the revolution, American Revolution battles and events, and more. The influential people of the American Revolution are taught in this lesson as well.
In the classroom, I teach this over the course of two or three weeks with other activities included throughout the lesson. I use a timeline for American Revolution, anchor charts, and vocabulary review to ensure students learned all that they need to be successful. Be sure you check out those activities in the American Revolution bundle on my store!
10 pages of guided notes
Google Slides Version
American Revolution battles and events included:
⭐ Battles of Lexington and Concord
⭐ Battle of Bunker Hill
⭐ Battle of Saratoga
⭐ Battle of Yorktown
⭐ Valley Forge
⭐ Midnight Ride of Paul Revere
⭐ Declaration of Independence
The American Revolution causes included:
⭐ French & Indian War
⭐ Proclamation of 1763
⭐ The Stamp Act
⭐ The Townshend Acts
⭐ Tea Act
⭐ Intolerable Acts
American Revolution Influential People included:
⭐ Thomas Jefferson
⭐ John Hancock
⭐ Patrick Henry
⭐ Benjamin Franklin
⭐ Sons of Liberty
⭐ Abigail Adams
⭐ Betsy Ross
⭐ Molly Pitcher
⭐ Phillis Wheatley
Want to know how I teach the American Revolution in my classroom? Read about it on my blog HERE.
TN Standards aligned:
- 4.01 Identify and analyze the impact of conflicts between colonists and American Indian nations brought on by the intrusions of colonization.
- 4.02 Describe the contributions of Benjamin Franklin during this era, including the development of the Albany Plan of Union and the “Join or Die” political cartoon.
- 4.03 Analyze the causes and consequences of the French and Indian War, and recognize Fort Loudoun’s role in it.
- 4.04 Evaluate how political, religious, and economic ideas and interests brought about the American Revolution
- 4.05 Explain the different forms of protests colonists used to promote change in British policies, including: the Boston Tea Party, tarring and feathering, letter writing, and boycotts.
- 4.06 Determine the historical and present-day significance of the Declaration of Independence, including the roles of Thomas Jefferson and John Hancock.
- 4.07 Contrast how the principles set forth in the Declaration of Independence clashed with the treatment of different groups including: women, slaves, and American Indians.
- 4.08 Determine the importance of the important groups to the American Revolution
- 4.09 Examine major events and battles of the American Revolution
- 4.10 Evaluate the contributions made by women during the American Revolution
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