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
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 Watch an engaging lesson that examines the historical document and helps students to construct meaning based on its historical context and underlying themes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Declaration of Independence: A Scavenger Hunt! Students dive into the document