Reading Through History loves the American Revolution!  That’s why we chose it as one of our first topics for a teacher’s resource manual.  Everything a US History teacher could need to know, from the pre-revolution era, all the way up through the Treaty of Paris.

This is the complete collection of Reading Through History’s seven-part

American Revolution series. It contains 35 readings centered around the years leading up to America’s War for Independence and the events that took place during the conflict. Each one-page reading also has student activities to accompany the material. The lessons include guided reading activities, true and false questions, vocabulary activities, student response essay questions, and multiple choice reading comprehension questions for each lesson. There is also a section word builder to wrap up the activities and two ready-made tests.

Topics include the French and Indian War, the Albany Plan of Union, the Stamp Act, the Townshend Acts, the Boston Massacre, the Boston Tea Party, the Intolerable Acts, the First Continental Congress, Lexington and Concord, Patriots and Loyalists, the Second Continental Congress, the Battle of Ticonderoga, Bunker Hill, Canada and New York, Common Sense, the Committee of Five, The Declaration of Independence, Women in the Revolutionary War, George Washington, The Crisis, Saratoga, African Americans in the Revolution, Valley Forge, John Paul Jones, the War in the South, Benedict Arnold, The Battle of Yorktown, the Treaty of Paris, and more!

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American Revolution: Unit One

This is section one of Reading Through History’s pre-American Revolution unit. It contains five one page write ups on events that led to the outbreak of the American Revolution. Each reading also has student activities to accompany the material. The download includes five guided reading activities, five sets of true and false questions, five sets of vocabulary activities, five student response essay questions, and five sets of multiple choice reading comprehension questions. There is also a section word builder to wrap up the activities.

Topics include: the French and Indian War, the Proclamation of 1763, the Albany Plan of Union, the Committees of Correspondence, the Stamp Act, and repeal of the Stamp Act.

Approximate time for student completion: 30 minutes per lesson (150 minutes total)

This unit is available for purchase as a PDF download from Teachers Pay Teachers by clicking on the image at right.


The American Revolution: Unit Two

This is section two of Reading Through History’s pre-American Revolution unit. It contains five write ups on events leading to the outbreak of the American Revolution. Each one page reading also has student activities to accompany the material. The download includes five guided reading activities, five sets of true and false questions, five sets of vocabulary activities, five student response essay questions, and five sets of multiple choice reading comprehension questions. There is also a section word builder to wrap up the activities.

Topics covered in this section include: The Townshend Acts, The Boston Massacre, Benjamin Franklin, Writs of Assistance, Samuel Adams, the Sons of Liberty, the Daughters of Liberty, the Committees of Correspondence, The Liberty Incident, the Boston Tea Party, the Intolerable Acts, the First Continental Congress, Patrick Henry’s Liberty or Death speech, the Declaration and Resolves, the Minutemen, and much more!

Approximate time for student completion: 30 minutes per lesson (150 minutes total)

This unit is available for purchase as a PDF download from Teachers Pay Teachers by clicking on the image at right.


The American Revolution: Unit Three

This is the next section of Reading Through History’s American Revolution unit. It contains five write ups on events in the early stages of the American Revolution. Each one page reading also has student activities to accompany the material. The download includes five guided reading activities, five sets of true and false questions, five sets of vocabulary activities, five student response essay questions, and five sets of multiple choice reading comprehension questions. There is also a section word builder to wrap up the activities.

Topics covered in this section include: Lexington and Concord, Paul Revere, Second Continental Congress, The Olive Branch Petition, Patriots and Loyalists, George Washington, German Hessians, Ticonderoga, Ethan Allen and the Green Mountain Boys, Bunker Hill, The British Evacuation of Boston, Advantages and Disadvantages, The Continental Army, The Two Economies, and much more!

Approximate time for student completion: 30 minutes per lesson (150 minutes total)

This unit is available for purchase as a PDF download from Teachers Pay Teachers by clicking on the image at right.


The American Revolution: Unit Four

This is section four of Reading Through History’s American Revolution unit. It contains five write ups on events that revolved around the Declaration of Independence. Each one page reading also has student activities to accompany the material. The download includes five guided reading activities, five sets of true and false questions, five sets of vocabulary activities, five student response essay questions, and five sets of multiple choice reading comprehension questions. There is also a section word builder to wrap up the activities.

Topics covered in this section include: The Invasion of Canada, The Battle of Long Island, Nathan Hale, Thomas Paine, Common Sense, Richard Henry Lee, The Committee of Five, The Debate for Independence, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, The Declaration of Independence, Public Reaction to the Declaration, a breakdown of the Declaration’s parts, And much more!

Approximate time for student completion: 30 minutes per lesson (150 minutes total)

This unit is available for purchase as a PDF download from Teachers Pay Teachers by clicking on the image at right.


The American Revolution: Unit Five

This is section five of Reading Through History’s American Revolution unit. It contains five write ups on events that revolved around the harsh, crisis years of the war. There are also lessons exploring the leadership qualities of George Washington, the roles that women played in the War for Independence, and the American victory at the Battle of Saratoga. Each one page reading also has student activities to accompany the material. The download includes five guided reading activities, five sets of true and false questions, five sets of vocabulary activities, five student response essay questions, and five sets of multiple choice reading comprehension questions. There is also a section word builder to wrap up the activities.

Topics covered in this section include: Thomas Paine, The Crisis, The Leadership of George Washington, The Victories at Trenton and Princeton, Washington’s Crossing of the Delaware, Women in the Revolution, Abigail Adams, Molly Pitcher, Women in Combat, Mercy Otis Warren, Judith Sargent Murray, Benedict Arnold, The Battle of Saratoga, and much more!

Approximate time for student completion: 30 minutes per lesson (150 minutes total)

This unit is available for purchase as a PDF download from Teachers Pay Teachers by clicking on the image at right.


The American Revolution: Unit Six

This is section six of Reading Through History’s American Revolution unit. It contains five write ups centered around the the roles of African Americans, Native Americans, the French and Spanish, the American frontier, Valley Forge, and naval battles in the War for Independence. Each one page reading also has student activities to accompany the material. The download includes five guided reading activities, five sets of true and false questions, five sets of vocabulary activities, five student response essay questions, and five sets of multiple choice reading comprehension questions. There is also a section word builder to wrap up the activities.

Topics covered in this section include: French Recognition, Marquis de Lafayette, African Americans in the Revolution, Phillis Wheatley, Native Americans, Joseph Brant, Polish Fighters, The Frontier War, George Rogers Clark, Bernardo de Galvez, Valley Forge, Baron Friedrich Von Steuben, John Paul Jones, The Defeat of the HMS Serapis, and much more!

Approximate time for student completion: 30 minutes per lesson (150 minutes total)

This unit is available for purchase as a PDF download from Teachers Pay Teachers by clicking on the image at right.


The American Revolution: Unit Seven

This is the final unit of Reading Through History’s American Revolution series. It contains five write ups centered around the final years of America’s War for Independence. Each one page reading also has student activities to accompany the material. The download includes five guided reading activities, five sets of true and false questions, five sets of vocabulary activities, five student response essay questions, and five sets of multiple choice reading comprehension questions. There is also a section word builder to wrap up the activities.

Topics covered in this section include: French Allies, Marquis de Lafayette, The War in the South, Daniel Morgan, Banastre Tarleton, Loyalists, Guerrilla Warfare, George Rogers Clark, Vincennes and Fort Sackville, Francis Marion “The Swamp Fox”, The Betrayal of Benedict Arnold, Cornwallis’ Surrender at Yorktown, The Treaty of Paris, Washington’s Farewell, and much more!

Approximate time for student completion: 30 minutes per lesson (150 minutes total)

This unit is available for purchase as a PDF download from Teachers Pay Teachers by clicking on the image at right.

 

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