1. The presentation begins with Benedict Arnold introducing himself to the students.
2. Students and teachers are invited to interview Benedict Arnold, asking any questions they wish. Benedict will respond to questions, and likely ask the students a few questions of his own.
-interview a character from the past
-investigate the motives of a key player of the American Revolution
-participate in a discussion about loyalty and treason
-observe weapons technology used during the American Revolution
-develop a deeper understanding of the American Revolution
NSS-USH.5-12.3 ERA 3: REVOLUTION AND THE NEW NATION (1754-1820s)
-Understands the causes of the American Revolution, the ideas and interests involved in forging the revolutionary movement, and the reasons for the American victory
-Understands the impact of the American Revolution on politics, economy, and society
-Understands the institutions and practices of government created during the Revolution and how they were revised between 1787 and 1815 to create the foundation of the American political system based on the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights