The Declaration of Independence was a statement adopted by the Second Continental Congress. The writers of The Declaration of Independence where Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, John Adams, and Robert R.
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.
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
16 Best Images of Declaration Of Independence Worksheets Elementary - Declaration of Independence Scavenger Hunt Worksheets, Printable Declaration of Independence Worksheets and Free Printable Tournament Brackets
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.
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.
This free Lesson Plan for Kids Discover the Declaration of Independence provides a roadmap for teaching kids about this defiant time in American History, and the document that defined the birth of a new nation in
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.