Monday, June 12, 2023

FREE SOCIAL STUDIES LESSON - “Declaration of Independence Activity Free”

by Wise Guys
5th - 8th Grade

This is a great activity to get your students to learn more about the Declaration of Independence. Included in this free resource are two pages of questions that get students to think about: why the document was created, King George III's thoughts, the main author, and three basic rights granted under the document. This intro activity will get your students excited about learning more about the Declaration of Independence.


This is part of our Declaration Detectives resource that is for purchase.

The resource will include the following:

-Teacher Tips (2-pages)

-Introductory Handout (color and printer friendly; 2-pages each)

-Student Questions Handout (5 pages; 10 questions)

-Grading Rubric (1-page)

-Detective Cards (2-pages; color and printer friendly)

-Answer Key (3-pages)

This is a very comprehensive resource that will give you the tools to successfully teach the Declaration of Independence in your classroom.


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