Lesson

Loyalists and Patriots

Lesson Overview

In these lessons, students will investigate the points of view of colonists who supported remaining loyal to Britain and those of colonists who supported breaking ties with Britain. 
 

Duration
Multiple days
Lesson Type
Project Based Lesson

Essential Question

In what ways might age and economic stability affect one’s point of view about government and government policies?
 

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Other Instructional Materials or Notes:

8

Social Studies English Language Arts

  • Handouts of excerpts
  • Two Points of View graphic organizer
  • T-chart for research
  • Paper for Paperslides project
  • Paperslides video peer review rubric
  • Papersildes video teacher feedback rubric
  • Paperslides planning pages 
  • Page 1 has room for 5 slides; if students want to include more slides, they can draw them on the back
  • Page 2 is a slide layout page; students will either need multiple copies of this page OR they can use it as a guide to sketch additional layouts.

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Lesson Created By: Cherlyn Anderson and Margaret Lorimer

Lesson Partners: S2TEM Centers SC, ETV Education, Knowitall.org