Reflection: Staircase of Complexity We Declare Independence! - Section 3: Independent/ Group Learning


In this video I outline the reason for the sequence of my lessons and the difficulties I see in understanding the Declaration of Independence

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  Staircase of Complexity: purpose for lesson sequence
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We Declare Independence!

Unit 4: Our American's Revolution - A Time For Change
Lesson 8 of 10

Objective: SWBAT identify major events that led to the creation of the Declaration of Independence by analyzing artifacts found on Thomas Jefferson's desk and summarize the demands in the Declaration of Independence's introduction and preamble by summarizing the main ideas of the document.

Big Idea: We can learn a lot about a person by what's on his desk. Thomas Jefferson was an important spokesperson for declaring independence. Let's help him "RE"write the Declaration of Independence!

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