Category: U.S. History

I Survived the American Revolution, 1776

Teaching Ideas and Book Unit Samples for I Survived the American Revolution, 1776

Lauren Tarshis writes the fifteenth book in her popular I Survived Series – I Survived the American Revolution. The series began with I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 in 2010. Since then, two books each year have been published. Readers can experience both natural and man-made disasters through this series. Fire, war, storms, and even shark attacks will keep the reader engaged. 

The Story

I Survived the American Revolution, 1776 tells the story of Nate. When three-year old Theo accidentally hits Uncle Storch with a stick, Nate takes the blame. As his cruel uncle begins to choke him, Nate realizes me must run away from home in order to survive. Nate stows away on a ship. He winds up in New York City. The city is not the place Nate remembers. Boarded up buildings line the street. Soldiers build large earthen barricades. Not knowing what to do, Nate just walks. He observes all the preparations for war. Nate soon runs into an old friend who gets him a job as the camp helper for the Connecticut 15th. Through a series of events, Nate ends up on the battlefield. The thrilling story of courage is a must read. Continue Reading

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Colonial America Graphic Organizers

Free Foldable 13 Colonies Graphic Organizers

I found some wonderful Colonial America clipart from Educlips and wanted to make something special with it. Since I already have a lap book on the 13 Colonies at Teachers Pay Teachers, I decided to use the clipart to make some free foldable organizers for a blog post. You can download the pdf file with the printables by clicking on any of the images. Continue Reading

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Black History Month ~ Entertainers

Free Printable Black History Month Cards

Black History Entertainers

For Black History Month, I am creating a series of cards for students to match famous people to their accomplishments. You can collect all four sets: Continue Reading

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Black History Month ~ Activists

Free Printable Black History Month Cards

Black History Month ~ Activists

For Black History Month, I am creating a series of cards for students to match famous people to their accomplishments. You can collect all four sets: Continue Reading

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Black History Month ~ Sports Heroes

Free Printable Black History Month Cards

Black History Sports Heroes

For Black History Month, I am creating a series of cards for students to match famous people to their accomplishments. You can collect all four sets: Continue Reading

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Black History Month ~ Abolitionists

Free Printable Black History Month Cards

Black History Abolitionists

 For Black History Month, I am creating a series of cards for students to match famous people to their accomplishments.  You can collect all four sets: Continue Reading

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