13 Colonies! 13 Years!: Integrating Content Standards and the Arts to Teach the American Revolution
Students revisit the American Revolution through guided practice activities, complete lesson plans, reproducible worksheets, poems, songs, and an educational play packaged into this unique teacher resource book. This title integrates creative arts, innovative activities, and original music. The content is selected to coordinate with National Standards for History, Standards for Grades K-4 and National Standards for United States History, Standards for Grades 5-12. Two other important components of the book are a musical play and a pantomime. While entertaining students, it develops varied educational concepts and expands critical thinking skills. Students may: Stage the musical for an audience; act it out in class; or read it silently. All lyrics can be used as songs or read as poetry. Everything is reproducible. Complete musical scores as well as the complete script of the play is included and ready for use in student productions.