Lesson Plans
Social Studies 8A 2nd Q 10.11 Lesson Plans
Week: 11/29/2010 Instructor: Mary Jo Hendrickson Academics
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

students are to be reading chapter 7 on the continuation of the American Revolution
in class activities that go with the folder project.
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
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

map is due in the folder.
students should be able to summarize events that led to the war's end Revolution

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