Topic: Language Arts

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Frenemies: George Washington and Thomas Jefferson

In this lesson, students will complete a Nearpod that discusses the philosophical and political differences between Thomas Jefferson and George Washington. Ideally this lesson comes after the completion...
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Your Reason for Treason

The actions of the revolutionaries could be considered treason against their British king. Which one of these grievances listed by the revolutionaries in the Declaration of Independence would...
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"Hey, I Didn’t Say That!"

When taken out of context, quotes can have an entirely different meaning from what was originally intended.
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"Hey, I Didn’t Say That!": Using Quotes in Context

When taken out of context, quotes can have an entirely different meaning from what was originally intended. What would be the consequences of taking a quote out of...
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A Trustee’s Reason for Treason

The actions of the revolutionaries could be considered treason against their British king. Which one of these grievances listed by the revolutionaries in the Declaration of Independence would...
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Breaking the Chains of Slavery

You have been hired by Frederick Douglass to create a public service announcement advocating for the abolition, or end, of slavery. Your public service announcement should contain images...
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Challenge 1

This will be the overall project
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Declaration Double Take

The Declaration of Sentiments and the Declaration of Independence have a few things in common….what are they? Use the word cloud tool to compare the two documents and...
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Equal, Really?

The Declaration of Independence stated that “We hold these Truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal. Were ALL equal? Create the front page of a...
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Everyone’s A Critic: Declaration opponents

SKILL: How do you write a review? CONTENT: How was the Declaration of Independence perceived by those loyal to the British? Students will read British philosopher Jeremy Bentham’s...