Module 3B: Reading Closely and Writing to Learn

Contributed By
UnboundEd
Subjects
English-Language Arts
Grades
Grade 4

Module 3B: Reading Closely and Writing to Learn

Perspectives on the American-Revolution

34 INSTRUCTIONAL DAYS (34 HOURS)


Description

In this module, students explore perspectives in the American Revolution. Students study reasons why the 13 American colonies decided to declare independence, how colonists’ opinions differed on this decision, and how the perspectives of free and enslaved blacks were both similar and different from the perspective of the white colonists. After a study of these various perspectives, students construct an opinion piece proclaiming reasons to be a Loyalist or a Patriot.

The Following Units Are Included within this Module:

  • Unit 1:  Perspectives on the American Revolution: Building Background Knowledge
  • Unit 2:  Digging Deeper into Perspectives through Literature
  • Unit 3:  Using Writing to Share an Opinion About the American Revolution

Lessons are organized under each unit.

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