SS.5.A.5.1

Identify and explain significant events leading up to the American Revolution.

Clarifications

Examples may include, but are not limited to, the French and Indian War, the Stamp Act, the Townshend Acts, the Boston Massacre, the Boston Tea Party, the Coercive Acts, the Powder Alarms.
General Information
Subject Area: Social Studies
Grade: 5
Strand: American History
Date Adopted or Revised: 02/14
Status: State Board Approved

Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
5021070: Social Studies Grade 5 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 - 2023 (current), 2023 and beyond)
7721016: Access Social Studies - Grade 5 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2023, 2023 and beyond)

Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
SS.5.A.5.In.0: Identify events leading up to the American Revolution, such as unfair taxes and restriction of freedoms by the King of England.
SS.5.A.5.Su.0: Recognize an event that led to the American Revolution, such as unfair taxes.
SS.5.A.5.Pa.0: Recognize that the people who settled in America were unhappy with the King of England.

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Lesson Plan

A "Revolutionary" Approach to Learning History:

Students will research causes leading up to the Revolutionary War and their specific effects. They will use various informational text resources to research a particular central event during this time period and place key points into a cause and effect graphic organizer. Working in small groups, they will compose a reader's theatre script depicting what they gathered in their research. They will rehearse and present their reader's theatre to their classmates.

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