Q2W2: October 24-28

TeacherAndrew Wilson
Subject AreaUS History
Grade Level8
Week #11
Unit of InstructionRoad to Revolution
Standard(s) Taught

SS.8.A.2.5 Discuss the impact of colonial settlement on Native American populations.

SS.8.A.2.6 Examine the causes, course, and consequences of the French and Indian War.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
  • Essential Question: What leads to conflict?
  • Students will be able to explain how the British and colonies came into conflict
  • Student will debate on the issues of the day from the perspective of the Loyalists or Patriots
Classroom Activities



  • Grievance – complaint
  • Loyalist- Americans who remained loyal to the King
  • Patriot- supported American independence
  • Tyranny – cruel and oppressive rule
  • Propaganda – information meant to mislead or influence
  • Revolution – Overthrow of a government or system

The King’s M&M’s


British Laws and Colonial Response – up to Stamp Act


Finish Chart


Early Battles

Road to Independence Song/Children’s Book Project

Book Rubric Song Rubric

Assignments Due
Additional Resources