This paperless digital interactive notebook includes everything you need to teach a unit on the American Revolution in an engaging way! This resource covers the causes of the war through the Treaty of Paris.
The organizers in this resource can be used on their own, or as a supplement to student notes. Interactive notebooks are a great tool to keep students organized and engaged in the lesson!
This digital resource is completely PAPERLESS! It can be used with Google Drive, Google Slides, and Microsoft OneDrive!
In this resource you will find…
• 29 pages of activities
• Suggested answer key
1. Key vocabulary – colony, confederation, constitution, garrison, haversack, legislature, militia, minutemen, Parliament, Redcoat, Tory, Whigs
2. Causes of the war – French and Indian War, taxes and laws, protests in Boston, Intolerable Acts, Boston blockade, unity in the colonies, First Continental Congress, beginning of the war.
3. Sons of Liberty – who were they, how were they formed, how did they get their name, where did they meet, protesting the Stamp Act, Boston Tea Party, members
4. Patriots vs. Loyalists – what was a patriot/loyalist, why become a patriot/loyalist, famous patriots/loyalists
5. American military leaders – George Washington, Nathanael Greene, Henry Knox, Jean Baptiste de Rochambeau, Francois Joseph Paul de Grasse, Horatio Gates, Daniel Morgan, Marquis de Lafayette, John Paul Jones
6. British military leaders – William Howe, Henry Clinton, Charles Cornwallis, John Burgoyne, Guy Carleton, Thomas Gage
7. Battles of Lexington & Concord – Lexington, Concord, British Retreat
8. Capture of Ticonderoga – Green Mountain Boys, capturing the fort, siege of the fort, attack on the fort
9. Battle of Bunker Hill – where, leaders, what happened, results
10. Battle of Long Island (Brooklyn) – when and where, leaders, before the battle, battle, retreat, results
11. Washington crosses the Delaware – Hessian soldiers, battle of Trenton, importance, three crossings
12. Battle of Germantown – when and where, commanders, before the battle, battle, results
13. Battles of Saratoga – leaders, before the battle, Bennington, Freeman’s farm, Bemis Heights, results
14. Battle of Yorktown – before the battle, siege of Yorktown, surrender
15. Valley Forge – where, why, American leaders, conditions
16. The Treaty of Paris – negotiations, major points, other points
17. African Americans – patriots, separate regiments, British side, American side
18. Spies – secret messages, disguises, Culper spy ring
19. Famous spies – Nathan Hale, Benjamin Tallmadge, Abraham Woodhull, Lydia Darragh, Benedict Arnold, Hercules Mulligan, Daniel Bissell, Nancy Hart
20. Roles of women – nurses, spies, camp followers, soldiers
21. Famous women – Abigail Adams, Kate Barry, Lydia Darragh, Mary Draper, Nancy Hart, Molly Pitcher, Betsy Ross, Deborah Sampson, Mercy Otis Warren, Martha Washington
22. Weapons – Musket, bayonet, cannon, other weapons
23. Soldiers – militia, Continental Army, number of soldiers, payment, who joined, ages, diseases and medicine, prisoners of war
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