If you teach the Declaration of Independence, you need this six minute video from the movie about John Adams.

If you teach the Declaration of Independence, you need this six minute video from the movie about John Adams.~~~I'm pinning without reading so I can't verify the validity of the claim but I love history so I'll keep it for later

United States Declaration of Independence

United States Declaration of Independence

Making the Declaration of Independence Come Alive. This is an awesome way to teach the Declaration! I think I can totally adapt this for my fifth graders!!!!

Bring the Declaration of Independence to life with your High School students. Watch an engaging lesson that examines the historical document and helps students to construct meaning based on its historical context and underlying themes.

Declaration of Independence: A Scavenger Hunt!

Declaration of Independence: A Scavenger Hunt! Students dive into the document

This is another great middle school lesson. It is a scavenger hunt and is about the Declaration of Independence. This seems like it would be fun and help the kids read critically and work on research methods.

"In June 1776, a little over a year after the start of the American Revolutionary War, the US Continental Congress huddled together in a hot room in Philadelphia to talk independence. Kenneth C. Davis dives into some of the lesser known facts about the process of writing the Declaration of Independence and questions one very controversial omission."  Which facts were you unaware of?

In June a little over a year after the start of the American Revolutionary War, the US Continental Congress huddled together in a hot room in Philadelphia

"Too Late to Apologize--A Declaration."  If I'd known this video existed, I wouldn't have spent an hour this afternoon trying to explain the Declaration of Independence!  I'm pretty sure that's Mr. Jefferson on the violin, too.

American Revolution - "Too Late to Apologize--A Declaration." If I'd known this video existed, I wouldn't have spent an hour this afternoon trying to explain the Declaration of Independence! I'm pretty sure that's Mr. Jefferson on the violin, too.

Making the Declaration of Independence Come Alive

Bring the Declaration of Independence to life with your High School students.

Texas Declaration of Independence ~ Texas is the only state that was ever a sovereign nation.

Texas Declaration of Independence (March Texas independence Day is an official holiday in the State of Texas

Declaration of Independence is a Social Studies lesson designed to teach upper elementary students about the historical context in which the document was written. Students read an original, content-rich informational text about the Declaration. They use information in the text to create a foldable to answer the questions - who, what, where, when, and why. Students then apply their knowledge to a constructed-response writing prompt in which they must cite their evidence using details in the…

Declaration of Independence ~ Quick Pack

Declaration of Independence ~ Quick Pack is a Social Studies lesson with the objective of helping students understand the historical context of the Declaration of Independence, as well as some important principles within the document.

Celebrate July 4th with this Declaration of Independence bunting

We hold these truths to be self-evident...

Make this patriotic bunting featuring the Declaration of Independence to decorate your Fourth of July picnic or BBQ.

Declaration of Independence: A Scavenger Hunt! Students dive into the document!This Declaration of Independence lesson is included in the two larger bundles to save you big!Causes of the American Revolution Unit!Declaration of Independence Bundle!  2 Great Activities, 1 Great Price!Purchase either and save significantly!-----------Students will complete a "Declaration of Independence" Scavenger Hunt in this lesson!

Declaration of Independence: A Scavenger Hunt! Students dive into the document

Declaration of Independence: A Scavenger Hunt! Students dive into the document! This Declaration of Independence lesson is included in the two larger bundles to save you big!

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