Lesson Plan : Colonists Have Had Enough

Teacher Name:
 Jessica Short
 Grade 7-8
 Social Studies

 Events leading up to the American Revolution
 Stamp Act, Declaratory Act, Townshend Acts, Tea Act, Intolerable/Coercive Acts.
 Students will be able to chronologically list and describe events leading up to the American Revolution starting from 1763 with the Proclamation Act until 1774 with the Intolerable Acts. Students will also be able identify important figures and groups from both colonial and British perspectives leading up to the American Revolution.
 Standard: History Benchmark E: Explain the causes and consequences of the American Revolution, with emphasis on both Colonial and British perspectives. Indicator: 3 A&B: Identify and explain the sources of conflict which led to the American Revolution, with emphasis on perspectives of the Patriots, Loyalists, neutral colonists and the British concerning: A. The Proclamation Act of 1763, the Stamp Act, the Townshend Acts, the Tea Act and the intolerable Acts. B: The Boston Tea Party, the boycotts, the Sons of Liberty and petitions and appeals to Parliament.
 Textbook: United States History Law worksheet I have/who has game
 A time line will be constructed on the board cooperatively by students and Teacher.
 Acts and events will be discussed in detail and students will be asked to copy down time line.
 I have/who has game: Divide students into small groups. Explain directions to game: One student will have the start card and will read their who has question and student with corresponding card will reply with answer and then read their who has question, until all cards have been answered. This will give students practice with dates and laws passed by British Parliament.
 If needed students may use time line and textbook to record accurate information on worksheet.

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