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Write a newspaper article about America's signing of the Declaration of Independence in this FREE activity from CCP Interactive, a division of Classroom Complete Press. See our full ready-made lesson at #socialstudies #lesson #activity #classroom #government


Declaration of Independence

Declaration of Independence is a Social Studies lesson designed to teach upper elementary students about the historical context in which the document was written. Students read an original, content-rich informational text about the Declaration. They use information in the text to create a foldable to answer the questions - who, what, where, when, and why. Students then apply their knowledge to a constructed-response writing prompt in which they must cite their evidence using details in the…


Actors reading the Declaration of Independence, hosted by Morgan Freeman, who gives a thought-provoking introduction about the struggle to realize the ideals of this famous document.


Declaration of Independence: "In Your Words!" Students critique and restate

Declaration of Independence: "In Your Words" (Reading, Rephrasing, & Creating)! Have your students rephrase and "act out" key parts of the Declaration of Independence!


Declaration of Independence Infographic Analysis

This Infographic Analysis handout is a great "hook" & attention grabbing activity for the Declaration of Independence.Activity is based around the following infographic created by History Channel: