Revolutionary War Lesson Plans

Each Revolutionary War Lesson Plan below was created using The Lesson Builder’s easy-to-use adaptive lesson plan template.

Looking for an activity, and not a whole lesson? It’s fun and easy to Make Your Own Crossword or Make Your Own Word Search. You can also browse Revolutionary War Crossword Puzzles or Revolutionary War Word Searches.

Too many choices? You can search lesson plans to find exactly what you need.

Save this page for later:
Bookmark This Page
Share the link:
http://TheLessonBuilder.org/Browse/Social-Studies/Revolutionary-War
Share this page:
Show Grades:
4th Grade:
Jigsaw/ American RevolutionStudents should be able to gain an overview of the project, and become engaged in discussion about the American Revolution.(Under 3 ratings)
Revolutionary War TimelineStudents should be able to use their knowledge of timelines and correctly apply significant dates to that timeline.(Under 3 ratings)
5th Grade:
5th Grade Social Studies Week of 04-07-14I can... - Explain the roles of different key figures from the American Revolution - Identify important locations to the American Revolution and explain their significance - Dictate events that occurred during the American Revolution, particularly the sequence of events that led to the colonies' secession(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson Plan1. Identify the causes of the Stamp Act and the Townshend Acts 2. Evaluate the effects of colonists' protests 3. Analyze the cause and effects of events prior to the American Revolution 4. Identify events in Boston and thier effects on the relationship between the colonies and Britian 5. Identify the effects of the first battles of the American Revolution(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson PlanStudents should be able to use facts gained from research to create a skit to present about a day in the life of someone from the American Revolution.(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson PlanStudents should be able to use facts gained from research to create a skit to present about a day in the life of someone from the American Revolution.(Under 3 ratings)
Reading Week of 11-04-13Students will - Understand the inflectional ending -ed - Gain perception of the American Revolution; including what brought this conflict about, and who was involved - Understand comparative adjectives, adjectives, and adverbs(Under 3 ratings)
Social Studies Week of 03-09-15I can... - Describe the decisions made by the Second Continental Congress. - Evaluate the impact of Thomas Paine’s Common Sense. - Analyze the main argument in the Declaration of Independence. - Explain why signing the Declaration of Independence was a dangerous act. - Identify the contributions of significant individuals during the revolutionary period, such as Thomas Jefferson(Under 3 ratings)
Social Studies Week of 03-23-15I can... - Explain how Washington was able to force the British from Boston. - Analyze the causes and effects of American victories at Trenton and Saratoga. - Summarize the contributions of African American patriots. - Describe ways in which women helped support the American Revolution. - Identify the contributions of significant individuals during the revolutionary period, including Phillis Wheatley. - Identify the contributions of significant individuals during the revolutionary period, including Prince Hall. - Explain ways that people have sought freedom at other times and places in history. - Use primary and secondary sources such as visual information to acquire information.(Under 3 ratings)
6th Grade:
The American Revolution Ends1. SWBAT list the causes for Independence from Great Britain, the major battles, and the outcome of the American Revolution. 2. SWBAT demonstrate knowledge of events and issues of the Amer. Rev. by describing the political differences between the colonists, and analyzing reasons for colonial victory.(Under 3 ratings)
7th Grade:
7-8th Grade Week Seven Lesson PlanTesting for comprehension of key concepts in The Art of the Argument and exploring the aftermath of The American Revolution(Under 3 ratings)
7-8th Grade Week Ten Lesson PlanTo transition the class from thinking about the American Revolution to the formation of the American government which we have today.(Under 3 ratings)
8th Grade:
Chapter 2-5: Day 4To practice students in meanings and usage of commonly used words within the Muhammad book To orient students in the American History Timeline, to prep them for learning in more detail(Under 3 ratings)
Chapter 2-5: Day 4To practice students in meanings and usage of commonly used words within the Muhammad book To orient students in the American History Timeline, to prep them for learning in more detail(Under 3 ratings)
Chapters 4-10: Day 1Orient students in timeline. Refresh knowledge of important historical events leading to 1776. CLarify any information about the 4th chapter of Muhammad.(Under 3 ratings)
Declaration of Independence: Grievances against King George IIIStudents will be able to: Evaluate a text and interpret the meaning of a primary source document through reading and class discussion. They will define unknown tier 3 vocabulary words related to content. Students will also identify important historical figures as related to this time period and the creation of the Declaration of Independence.(Under 3 ratings)
Declaration of Independence: Grievances against King George IIIStudents will be able to: demonstrate a mastery of knowledge about the grievances in the Declaration of Independence (DOI), practice research skills by investigating a particular historical figure, using texts and the internet, interpret the meaning of a primary source document through writing, evaluate and judge the worthiness of the grievances, demonstrate presentation skills by presenting to the class their research and writing.(Under 3 ratings)
How Revolutionary was the American RevolutionStudents will read and analyze primary and secondary documents to answer the question "How revolutionary was the American Revolution?" They will understand the process of how a historian interprets and writes history.(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson 2 - The Revolutionary WarTo have a familiar knowledge of the events leading up to the revolutionary war.(Under 3 ratings)
Revolutionary WarAcquire knowledge of the key persons, events, and circumstances surrounding the American Revolutionary War.(Under 3 ratings)
9th Grade:
U.S. History: The Boston MassacreFollowing instruction students will be able to compare two primary sources in order to analyze the different perspectives on the same historical event. Students will distinguish fact from opinion in historical narratives. They will distinguish important and unimportant information.(Under 3 ratings)
10th Grade:
American Revolution/Boston Tea PartyWhy did the colonists dump tea into the harbor? Did the colonists achieve what that had set out to do? The student will be able to analyze the causes of the Boston Tea Party. The student will be able to assess the affects of the Boston Tea Party.(Under 3 ratings)
Boston Tea PartyWhy did the colonists dump tea into the harbor? Did the colonists achieve what that had set out to do? The student will be able to analyze the causes of the Boston Tea Party. The student will be able to assess the affects of the Boston Tea Party.(Under 3 ratings)
US History Lesson 6Explain why war began in North America Identify George Washington Describe how Britain tried to ease growing tensions on the American frontier List the ways colonists reacted to new taxes imposed by Parliament. Identify the new colonial leaders and the Boston Massacre Explain the events that led up to the Boston Massacre Explain the Proclamation of 1763, Sugar Act, Stamp Act, Townshend Acts, Tea Act, Boston Tea Party, and Intolerable Acts Explain how a dispute over tea led to tension between the colonists and Britain Identify the reasons fighting broke out at Lexington and Concord Define the First Continental Congress, militia, minutemen Identify the Battles of Lexington and Concord(Under 3 ratings)
US History Lesson 7Identify the battles fought in New Jersey and New York Explain how the Battle of Saratoga marked a turning point in the war and the French alliance Describe the conditions at Valley Forge Describe the role of women in the war List the roles of African Americans had during the American Revolution Explain how the war was fought on the frontier and at sea Explain the Battle of Yorktown and the American and French siege Explain and discuss the Treaty of Paris and the end of the war Identify the new boundaries of the U.S.(Under 3 ratings)
11th Grade:
American Continental Army and SmallpoxAfter instruction, most students should be able to identify how American soldiers protected themselves from contracting small pox. After instruction, most students should be able to identify why small pox posed a bigger threat to American soldiers rather than British soldiers. After instruction, most students should be able to explain the dangers of contracting small pox .(Under 3 ratings)
American Continental Army and SmallpoxAfter instruction, most students should be able to identify how American soldiers protected themselves from contracting small pox. After instruction, most students should be able to identify why small pox posed a bigger threat to American soldiers rather than British soldiers. After instruction, most students should be able to explain the dangers of contracting small pox .(Under 3 ratings)
American Revolution: Common SenseAfter instruction, students should be able to explain why Thomas Paine wrote Common Sense. In addition, students should be able to list three to six reasons why Paine either supported or rejected British authority over the 13 colonies.(Under 3 ratings)
12th Grade:
Reasons for the American Revolution8-2 - The student will demonstrate an understanding of the American Revolution—the beginnings of the new American nation and South Carolina’s part in the development of that nation. 8-2.1 Explain the interests and roles of South Carolinians in the events leading to the American Revolution, including the state’s reactions to the Stamp Act and the Tea Act; the role of Christopher Gadsden and the Sons of Liberty; and the role of the four South Carolina signers of the Declaration of Independence—Edward Rutledge, Henry Middleton, Thomas Lynch Jr., and Thomas Heyward Jr.(Under 3 ratings)

DISCLAIMER: All Revolutionary War Lesson Plans below were created by users of The Lesson Builder. These plans are not curated for quality, so we strongly suggest you verify a plan meets your standards before using it in a class.

Keywords used to find the puzzles above:
American Revolution
1776
Continental Congress
War of Independence
Lexington and Concord
William Howe
Benedict Arnold
George III
King George
Bunker Hill
Saratoga
Guilford Court House
Battle of Monmouth
We offer the best lesson plan template online.