Primary Sources: American Revolution Kit

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  • Grade: 4-8
  • Interest Level: 3-12
  • Item: 111286
  • ISBN: 9780743911283
  • Language: English

This item is estimated to be available in August 2019. Please contact customer service at 800-858-7339 to pre-order.

Bring history to life by integrating authentic primary sources that stand out against the normal backdrop of textbooks. This series features fact-checked, historically accurate primary sources that provide students with a comprehensive understanding of historical events while saving teachers' valuable prep time. Exploring Primary Sources: American Revolution Kit explores the early history of the United States by examining the lives of important people and events of the American Revolution.

With a focus on inquiry-based learning and increased rigor, this kit prompts students to naturally begin to use critical thinking to delve deeply into analyzing historical events while considering multiple points of view. The well-organized lessons are easy to implement while meeting standards such as the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS), WIDA/TESOL, McREL, and the C3 Framework.

Exploring Primary Sources: American Revolution Kit includes:

  • Eight Primary Source Cards:
    • Paul Revere's engraving of the Boston Massacre
    • Painting of Molly Pitcher at the Battle of Monmouth
    • Print of Benjamin Franklin
    • And more...
  • Eight Primary Source Reproductions:
    • Map of the Battle of Bunker Hill
    • Declaration of Independence
    • Surrender at Yorktown poem
    • And more...
  • Teacher's guide including lesson plans, student activities, and document-based assessments
  • Digital resources including digital versions of the primary sources, student reproducibles, and more than 50 additional primary sources
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