5th Grade - Ms. Morris

Sword Word

Psalm 119 New International Version (NIV)

Psalm 119 : 15 - 16

15 I meditate on Your precepts and consider Your ways.


16 I delight in Your decrees; 

I will not neglect Your word.

WINNING THE REVOLUTION 

CHAPTER 9 

Subtopics:
⦁ -Declaring Independence – The American colonies declared independence from Britain in July       1776
⦁ -Patriots at War – The contributions of a wide variety of people helped the Continental Army win important battles
⦁ -The World Turned Upside – With help from France and Spain,
⦁ the Continental Army won the American Revolution

VOCABULARY:
Second Continental Congress
Continental Army
Olive Branch Petition
Declaration of Independence
traitor
Green Mountain Boys
mercenary
Battle of Saratoga
Treaty of Paris
generalization

  • READING RESOURCES:
  •  After the Midnight Ride –
    Paul Revere and the American Revolution
    Paul Revere’s Midnight Ride
    The Everything American Revolution Book: From the
    Boston Massacre to the Campaign at Yorktown-all you
    need to know about the birth of our nation  by Daniel P Murphy
  • The Battle of Saratoga (We the People: Revolution and
    the New Nation series) (We the People) by Don Nardo
  • American Revolution Battles and Leaders by DK Publishing
    Declaration Of Independence by Sam Fink
    The Journey of the One and Only Declaration of
    Independence by Judith St. George and Will Hillenbrand
    If You Lived At The Time Of The American Revolution
    (If You.) by Kay Moore
    George vs. George: The American Revolution As Seen
    from Both Sides by Rosalyn Schanzer

WEBSITES: 

www.sfsocialstudies.com
www.ushistory.org
www.historyisfun.org