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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.

The American Revolution- An Active, Engaging 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.

“The Case of the Student Teacher Gone Missing” is a customizable activity that asks students to solve a crime based on their analysis of evidence. First students must classify the twelve pieces of evidence as primary or secondary source evidence. Then students must decide which type of evidence they will use: primary or secondary, and explain why. Finally, students will analyze each piece of relevant evidence to draw conclusion about who the guilty teacher might be.

Crime Scene Activity: Analyzing Primary and Secondary Source Evidence

“The Case of the Student Teacher Gone Missing” is a customizable activity that asks students to solve a crime based on their analysis of evidence. First students must classify the twelve pieces of evidence as primary or secondary source evidence. Then students must decide which type of evidence they will use: primary or secondary, and explain why. Finally, students will analyze each piece of relevant evidence to draw conclusion about who the guilty teacher might be.

Teaching firsthand and secondhand accounts? Check out this blog post that contains a free activity idea and an anchor chart!

Firsthand and Secondhand Accounts... with a Mentor Text and Anchor Chart!

Teaching firsthand and secondhand accounts? Check out this blog post that contains a free activity idea and an anchor chart!

Teaching With a Mountain View: Analyzing Firsthand and Secondhand Accounts Like this.

Analyzing Firsthand and Secondhand Accounts

10 Primary Source Lessons for American History Teachers and U.S. History Teachers. Links to awesome primary source docs to read with your students. Close reading time!  Primary sources are an excellent way to learn about history. These lessons focus on some of the main events in American history and use primary sources to teach these events.

10 Primary Source Lessons Every American History Teacher Should Teach

10 Primary Source Lessons for American History Teachers and U.S. History Teachers. Links to awesome primary source docs to read with your students. Close reading time! Primary sources are an excellent way to learn about history. These lessons focus on some of the main events in American history and use primary sources to teach these events.

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