Social Studies
Quarter 2 will start out with studying the early beginnings of the present day United States.

THE STRUGGLE OF COLONIES

Please see attached link to get information for the 2nd quarter project.
Social Studies - 13 Colonies Project.pdf

Links to help you with your books:

Coming to America: http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13colonies1.htm

Characteristics of colonies: http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13colonies2.htm

Beliefs and Revolution: http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13colonies3.htm

Occupations (Jobs): http://www.mrnussbaum.com/13colonies/13trades.htm

Overall sites:
http://www.columbia.k12.mo.us/pke/phillips/colonies/newenglandcoloniesresearchpage.htm
http://www.slideshare.net/trishtabler/the-thirteen-colonies
http://www.rcs.k12.va.us/csjh/colonies.htm






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The American Revolution - Unit 4 Project pages 266 - 328


Unit 4 Project - News Then - Present a special news program about events during the 1760's or during the American Revolution. You will be a reporter for a television station. You will give an oral report (minimum 2 minutes maximum 3 minutes) about 3 events described in this unit. Props and costumes are welcome. Please look over rubric to cover all graded guidelines for this project.

Feel free to ask me any questions!!! Good Luck!!!!

1. Create a news program on the following pages. There is a rubric at the end of the page.

Chapter 8 Lesson 1 pages 268 - 273.

King Goerge III
Patrick Henry
Samuel Adams
Parliment Stamp Act
Sons of Liberty
Townshend Acts
Daughters of Liberty

Chapter 8 Lesson 2 pages 276 - 283

Crispus Attucks
John Adams
Paul Revere
Thomas Gage
Goerge Washington
Boston Massacre
Tea Act
Boston Tea Party
Intolerable Acts
Patriots
Loyalists
First Continental Congress
militia
minutemen

Chapter 8 Lesson 3 pages 286 - 291

Concord, Massachusetts
Lexington, Massachusetts
Charleston, Massachusetts
Battle of Bunker Hill


Chapter 9 Lesson 1 pages 296 - 301

John Adams
John Hancock
Thomas Paine
Thomas Jefferson
Second Continental Congress
Continental Army
Olive Branch Petition
Declaration of Independence
traitor


Chapter 9 Lesson 2 pages 302 - 313

Fort Ticonderoga
Trenton, New Jersey
Saratoga, New York
Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
Ethan Allen
John Burgoyne
Bendict Arnold
Martha Washington
Mary Ludwig Hays
Deborah Sampson
Phillis Wheatley
Green Mountain Boys
mercenary
Battle of Saratoga


Chapter 9 Lesson 3 pages 314 - 319

Savanah, Georgia
Fort Vincennes
Yorktown, Virginia
Frederich von Stuben
Marquis de Lafayette
Bernardo de Galvez
Francis Marion
Goerge Rogers Clark
John Paul Jones
Charles Cornwallis
Treaty of Paris

Newscast - Presentation and Planning : 5th Grade Revolutionary Project


Scott Lusk
CATEGORY
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Research
Researched the subject and integrated 3 or more "tidbits" from their research into their newscast.
Researched the subject and integrated 2 "tidbits" from their research into their newscast.
Researched the subject and integrated 1 "tidbit" from their research into their newscast.
Either no research was done or it was not clear that the group used it in the newscast.
Accuracy of Facts
All supportive facts are reported accurately (3 of 3).
Almost all facts are reported accurately (2 of 3).
One fact is reported accurately.
No facts are reported accurately OR no facts were reported.
Speaks clearly
Speaks clearly and distinctly all of the time and mispronounces no words.
Speaks clearly and distinctly all of the time but mispronounces 1 or more words.
Speaks clearly and distinctly most of the time and mispronounces no words.
Does NOT speak clearly and distinctly most of the time AND/OR mispronounces more than 1 word.
Enthusiasm
Facial expression and body language show a strong interest and enthusiasm about the topic throughout the newscast, but it is not overdone.
Facial expression and body language show a strong interest and enthusiasm about the topic throughout the newscast, but it is somewhat overdone.
Facial expression and body language show some interest and enthusiasm about the topic throughout the newscast.
Facial expression and body language depict apathy or boredom with the topic.
Attire
Dressed or props from time period clothing and accessories.
Dressed partially or props in time period clothing and accessories.
Not Dressed or have props from time period.
Not Applicable
Influential Person
Facts including, birth date and place, 3 major contributions or influences on the Revolution.
Facts including, birth date and place, 2 major contributions or influences on the Revolution.
Facts including, birth date and place, 1 major contributions or influences on the Revolution.
Facts including, birth date and place, 0 major contributions or influences on the Revolution.
Major Event
Detailed summary of a major event of the Revolution.
Medium detailed summary of a major event of the Revolution.
Little details in a summary of a major event of the Revolution.
No details in a summary of a major event of the Revolution.
Battles
Describe a battle in detail. Map where the battle was, label, and color.
Describe a battle in partial detail. Map where the battle was and label the map.
Name a battle. Map and label the battle.
Name a battle. Map a battle.





Dramatic Reading of the Declaration of Independence

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