We are excited to offer:
The American Revolution
The Culper Code Book: Intro to The Code, why it was set up and how it was used.
Room Activity: Students then decipher a code using the book in small groups on slate boards.
2. The Revolutionary Soldier: Students learn about the conditions of the army under George Washington and examine the knapsack and other items carried by the soldiers.
Room Activity: Let the students examine the items carried with the soldiers. What would you fit in the bag?
3. The Declaration Room: Information on the writing of the Declaration Of Independence, its authors, and importance.
Room Activity: Each student is assigned to write part of this section with a quill pen:
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.
This can be assembled later for the teacher to hang in her room.
They will also sign on a separate paper to be added to the finished product.
4. Paul Revere Room: The famous ride, one if by land, two if by sea and his occupation.
Room Activity: Teacher will be able to stamp a liberty tree onto a metal coin. Students will make a liberty bracelet.
5. Sons of Liberty, Daughters of Liberty, The Boston Tea Party: Overview of Taxes and how the colonists resisted.
Room Activity: Students will make a tea bag.
6. Benjamin Franklin: Highlights of his life and many inventions and occupations. His start as a printer and how important printing was in that time period. It was their internet.
Room Activity: Printing a small letter on paper using only letter stamps.
7. Games: Board Games of the American Revolution: Checkers, Dominos, Cards , Tic tac toe and Dice.
8. Make a Tick Tac Toe Game!
Stamped Paper, Tic Tac Toe, Tea Bag, Bracelet