Westwood's Elementary Curriculum Connections
Social Studies

Grade 5

Paul Revere's ride
American Revolution
Resources for classrooms

 

American Revolution timeline – links to information about events from the French & Indian War through the ratification of the Constitution
http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/revolutionarywartimeline.htm

Teacher resource – a document library of Primary Resources including a memo by Paul Revere, reports by General Gage, and letters by Abigail Adams and Nathaniel Greene.
http://www.teachingamericanhistory.org/library/index.asp?subcategory=74

Archiving Early America – primary sources including town crier forums, movies – a great resource
http://www.earlyamerica.com/

Boston Massacre
http://www.earlyamerica.com/review/winter96/massacre.html

Liberty – the American Revolution -  PBS series website – contains teacher resources and interactive game about the events leading to the American Revolution
http://www.pbs.org/ktca/liberty/

Colonial Hall – contains biographies of founding fathers and historical documents
http://colonialhall.com/index.php

Biographies of American Revolutionary figures
http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/B/index.htm

 

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