Monthly Archives: September 2011

On Your Own

Read and categorize this Data Set on George Washington.

Watch this movie about him and take both quizzes.

Here's another movie about George Washington.

Read about George Washington's Birthday.

Meet George Washington

Learn more about George Washington.

Discover The Real George Washington.

With A Partner

Copy and paste this Make and Break in the correct order in the comments section.


Copy and paste this Data Set about Benjamin Franklin in the comments section and categorize it.

Complete this cloze about Benjamin Franklin.

Learn more about Ben Franklin.

On Your Own

Watch and read these other resources about Franklin.  Please add at least eight more items to the categories in your data set.  It would be great if you could add even more!

Ben Franklin Movie (Please take both quizzes)
Ben Franklin Story Part One
Ben Franklin Story Part Two

Ben Franklin Again
Ben Franklin

On Your Own

Watch this movie on the American Revolution. Please take both quizzes.

Watch this movie on The Declaration of Independence. Please take both quizzes.

SAS The Stamp Act

Look at this famous painting about the signing of the Declaration of Independence and learn who is in the painting.

Complete this cloze about Thomas Jefferson.

Learn about Sally Hemings

Complete this cloze about the American Revolution.

Revolutionary War interactives

History Channel videos on American Revolution

With A Partner

Learn about the battles during the Revolutionary War.

Play The American Revolution Timeline Game with a partner.

Go to Class Zone. Click on Middle School, click on California and then click on Find Your Book. Next, click on American History. Then click on Animated History. Explore the animations.

1. Have you ever done something that was not "fair" in order to get something you wanted. What was it?

2. Do you think what Washington did was fair to the British?

3. When is it important to be fair to others, and when is it not important? Why?

Learn about the American Flag