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
Our Founding Fathers wrote in the Declaration of Independence: "And for the support of this declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor.
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.
Idea of “United States Declaration of Independence”
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.
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.