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Trending toward Revolution

by  Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation

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This
interactive program will examine the political and economic events and actions
that led to the American Revolution. Using primary sources and artifacts, delve
deeper into such dividing topics as the Proclamation of 1763, Sugar Act, Stamp
Act, Tea Act, Intolerable Acts and many more. The program concludes by
determining the importance, then and now, of such documents as the Declaration
of Independence. 
To book or for more information, please contact: Sally Stook(757) 243-4391distancelearning1@jyf.virginia.gov 

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About This Program

Cost

By Request: $125.00


$50 for Virginia Schools

Length

45-60 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons

Minimum participants:

5

Maximum participants:

35


Primary Disciplines

Social Studies/History


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, Blue Jeans, etc...)
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Microsoft Teams



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Provider's Cancellation Policy

Please give 48 hours’ notice of cancellation to avoid fee. There will be no charge for cancellations due to inclement weather or school closings.

About This Provider

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Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation

Williamsburg , VA
United States

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation shall foster through its living-history museums – Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown – an awareness and understanding of the early history, settlement, and development of the United States through the convergence of American Indian, European, and African cultures and the enduring legacies bequeathed to the nation.

Contact:
Sally Stook
distancelearning1@jyf.virginia.gov
757-243-4391

Program Details

Format

1. The program will begin with an introduction and a discussion of the definition of a colony.
2. Students will analyze artifacts and primary sources to learn about the different events/actions that led to the American Revolution.
3. Participants will explore the perspectives of Patriots, Loyalists, and those who remained neutral.
4. Students will look at the Declaration of Independence to determine meaning, importance, and legacies.
5. The program will conclude with a question and answer session.

Objectives

- Explore the changing relationship between England and her American colonies in the 18th
Century.
- List at least four events or actions that lead to the American Revolution.
Determine at least two ways information was spread in the 18th century and how this contributed
to the Revolution.
- Compare and contrast communication of information in the 18th century to today.
- Gain an understanding of the meaning, importance, and legacies of the Declaration of
Independence.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

NSS-USH.K-4.2 THE HISTORY OF STUDENTS' OWN STATE OR REGION
Understands the people, events, problems, and ideas that were significant in creating the history of their state

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

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.4.1
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.4.3
Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.4.7
Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively (e.g., in charts, graphs, diagrams, time lines, animations, or interactive elements on Web pages) and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.5.7
Draw on information from multiple print or digital sources, demonstrating the ability to locate an answer to a question quickly or to solve a problem efficiently.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.6.7
Integrate information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words to develop a coherent understanding of a topic or issue.

State Standards

VS.5 The student will demonstrate an understanding of the role of Virginia in the American Revolution by:
a) identifying the reasons why the colonies went to war with Great Britain, as expressed in the Declaration of Independence.

USI.6 The student will apply social science skills to understand the causes and results of the American Revolution by:
a) explaining the issues of dissatisfaction that led to the American Revolution;
b) describing how political ideas shaped the revolutionary movement in America and led to the Declaration of Independence.