American Revolution: the Acts provides exploration on a major cause of the American Revolution: the taxes placed on the colonists by the British and then gives students three possible activities to explore those taxes. Students create pamphlets, launch a twitter campaign, or engage in a simulation as more and more taxes appear over time.This guide contains step-by-step guidelines for setting up the activities, student directions and informational texts, and a complete materials lists.
The sugar act of 1764. The act put new tax on molasses.
Earlier this week I Tweeted Terri Eichholz's blog posts about hexagonal learning. In those posts she outlined how hexagonal learning worked in her classroom. It's notable that Terri also shared the mistakes she made when trying to use visual hexagonal learning lessons with her students. Terri works with elementary school students. Hexagonal learning can also be used at the high school level as Russel Tarr outlines in his blog post about using it in his history classes. Russel offers a…
This is one of the station activities where a student took different aspects of the Sugar Act and made a protest pamphlet, just like they would have during the lead up to the American Revolution. Engage students in the Acts of the American Revolution with station activities and lots of choice.