Grade 8: America's Independence
Aligns to the TEKS Resource System, Unit 3, American Independence - Restlessness to Rebellion 1763-1783
With these resources, students will study and analyze the series of British policies that fueled tensions between the colonists and the British government. This tension caused the writing of the Declaration of Independence and the contributions of significant individuals to come together to fight for independence and create a new government.
Each set includes the following instructional materials:
- Instructional Guide: Provides teachers guidance of how they may use the resources included in each text set.
- Graphic Cards: Supplements the books for students to explore the vocabulary, essential questions, and TEKS more deeply.
- Task Cards: Present questions or statements aligned to the ELAR TEKS for students to respond to the reading they have completed.
- Primary Source: Encourage students to seek better understanding through research.