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 Watch an engaging lesson that examines the historical document and helps students to construct meaning based on its historical context and underlying themes.
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
Lesson Deli--Using Thinking Maps to teach students about the American Revolution. Quick post by The Pensive Sloth on how to use a graphic organizer (Brace Map) to help students understand the Declaration of Independence.
How did the Founding Fathers come up with the 27 grievances in the Declaration of Independence? By comparing the Declaration of Independence to a break-up letter and analyzing primary source images from the Revolutionary Era, students will come to better
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.