Lesson Plans
Social Studies 8A 2nd Q 09.10 Lesson Plans
Week: 11/16/2009 Instructor: Mary Jo Hendrickson Academics
continue with the group activity from Friday. Students have 4 activities to complete on the American Revolution from their textbook.
read 193-199
Students continue to work on their portfolio project in class

The American desire to gain rights and liberties led them to fight for independence from Britain
Students should be able to describe colonial opinions on American independence and explain the importance of the mid-Atlantic coastal cities
Continue with Tuesday's notes if necessary
Students should be able to analyze early British strategy and to summarize the causes and effects of the Battle of Saratoga

READ 200-205

The war expands: Some Europeans decided to help America. As the war continued, it spread to the sea and the frontier

Students are to explain why and how Europeans helped the United States
Students should gain insight into the hardships and sacrifices of the revolutionary forces
finish notes from Wed.

Read 206-210

Seeking Loyalist support the British invaded the South and would lose the war there
Students should be able to explain why the war shifted to the South and analyze the fighting methods and their efforts
students should be able to summarize events that led to the war's end R

READ the Legacy of the War 211-215

After the war, the new nation faced issues such as a high national debt and calls for equality