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Connections ~ American Revolution Unit Studies, Lesson Plans, Lapbooks, Printables

Unit Studies

The Revolutionary John Adams by Cheryl Harness


Benjamin Franklin Lapbook based on book by Ingri & Edward d'Aulaire

Felicity, An American Girl Lapbook

Presidents Lapbook (use applicable lessons and components)

created by Wende

Men of American Revolution Notebook Pages 

Women of American Revolution Notebook Pages

Misc People of the American Revolution components

Book Recorder Form (to record and summarize books read throughout unit)

American Revolution Timeline

Places and Events of the American Revolution

American Revolution Binder Set (red)

American Revolution Binder Set (blue)

American Revolution Game Kit

Free Audio Downloads:

Revolutionary Music

Patrick Henry's Speech

Paul Revere's Ride


Declaration of Independence

Federalist Papers

Go Along Picture Books:

George Washington’s Cows by David Small

George Washington’s Breakfast by Jean Fritz

George Washington, Young Leader by Laurence Santrey

A Picture Book of George Washington by David Adler

If You Grew Up With George Washington by Ruth Belov Gross

Sam the Minuteman by Benchley

Paul Revere, Son of Liberty by Brandt

John Paul Jones, Hero of the Seas by Brandt

Benjamin Franklin by Kelly

Longer Picture Book and Chapter Books:

Trouble at Otter Creek by Hays

Johnny Tremain by Esther Forbes

The Secret Soldier by Ann McGovern

George Washington’s Socks by Elvira Woodruff

Patriot’s Gold by Voight

The American Revolution by Bruce Bliven, Jr. (Landmark Books)

Silver for General Washington by Enid LaMonta Meadowcroft

If You Lived in Colonial Times by Ann McGovern

Ben and Me by Lawson

Duel in the Wilderness by Karin Clafford Farley

And then what Happened Paul Revere? by Jean Fritz

Shh! We’re Writing the Constitution by Fritz

What’s the Big Idea Ben Franklin? by Fritz

The Story of Martha Washington by Nolan

Phoebe the Spy by Griffin

Fourth of July Raid by Hays

Step Up Books –

            Meet George Washington

            Meet Thomas Jefferson

Cornerstones of Freedom Books –

            Story of Declaration of Independence

            Story of the Constitution

            The Story of Old Glory