This content-centered American Revolution activity encourages students to utilize Robert Stahl’s rank-order approach to promote decision-making in the social studies classroom. The incorporation of women’s contributions in the years leading up to the American Revolution influences students to analyze various perspectives surrounding this historical event. Employing Robert Stahl’s four phases of decision-making, students examine a situation and rank-order the efforts of the daughters of liberty, while investigating the political, economic, and social causes of the American Revolution. Students, individually or in groups, determine which of the seven solutions will be most effective in undermining the British and King George III’s control over the American colonies.
Shilling, Presley; Byford, Jeffrey; and Owens-Mosby, DeAnna
"Remembering the Ladies! A Decision-Making Activity for Teaching the American Revolution,"
The Councilor: A National Journal of the Social Studies: Vol. 85:
1, Article 3.
Available at: https://thekeep.eiu.edu/the_councilor/vol85/iss1/3
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