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Declaration of Independence Lesson Plan (Donn, from the American Revolution Unit)

The Declaration of Independence - Rewriting the Rough Draft

“An Expression of the American Mind”: Understanding the Declaration of Independence

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Declaration of Independence: The lesson includes a copy of the Declaration, a contextual reading, a theater script, puzzle and text activities, and a visual art application. National Edition Texas Edition
National Edition (ESL Spanish) Texas Edition (ESL Spanish)

A Famous Signature: The lesson includes a copy of the famous Hancock signature, a visual reproduction of the original Declaration document, a group discussion assignment, and an artistic letter-tracing activity.
National Edition Texas Edition
National Edition (ESL Spanish) Texas Edition (ESL Spanish)

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Lesson Idea:
Rewrite the Declaration of Independence
After the kids try to do this, ask them:
Is it difficult?
What are you missing?
What flexibility did you leave for future leaders?
Could someone misunderstand your meaning?
Justify your answer.

See Also: The Continental Congress, Freedom Documents, Overviews, Gov Index, Patriotic Symbols

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