The “Early Attempt to Govern Newly Independent States” differentiated instruction lesson plan, that is now on http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Kasha-Mastrodomenico, follows the 7th grade NYS social studies curriculum. The following content is included in the differentiated instruction PowerPoint that contains two ability levels.
- Early Confrontations: Lexington, Concord and the Battle of Bunker Hill
- Important Leaders: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Patrick Henry, Benjamin Franklin, Samuel Adams, John Adams,
- 1st Continental Congress: Galloway Plan, Suffolk Resolves, Declaration of Rights and Grievances, Continental Association
- 2nd Continental Congress: Declaration of the Causes of Taking up Arms, Olive Branch Petition
- A Movement for Independence Evolved from the Political Debates of the Day
- Declaration of Independence: Origins, Content, Impact, Ideals Embodied
The following are the essential questions:
- What political systems were established in the colonies?
- How did the American revolution parallel the move toward self-government?
- What were the major documents of the independence movement and how were they produced?
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