The French Revolution
Enlightenment & Revolutions
Unit S.M.A.R.T. Goal:
Students will be able to explain the causes and effects of the French Revolution with 85% accuracy in 3 of 4 trials.
Students will be able to explain the events leading to the French Revolution.
Students will be able to explain the similarities and differences between the American and French revolutions.
Three Estates, Estates General, National Assembly, Tennis Court Oath, Bastille, Great Fear, Declaration of the Rights of Man, Constitution of 1791.
Task #1 – Quick Write
We are going to do a quick write on the image below. First we will discuss it and then we will do our quick write.
Quick write prompt: “You are a citizen in France near the storming of the Bastille. You find yourself in the fight below. Describe what you are feeling.”
Task #2 – Venn Diagram
Yesterday we started a Venn Diagram on the similarities and differences between the French and American Revolutions. Your homework was to finish the diagram last night. Right now you will turn in your Venn diagram. Then we will rebuild one as a class. Following this we will do a time trial where each student will try and fill out the Venn diagram as fast as possible. First 10 students done will receive extra credit.
Task #3 – Academic Paragraph
Using our Cornell notes on the French Revolution we will write an academic paragraph together first. Followed by an academic paragraph of your own creation.
Task #4 – Cornell Notes – Rise of Terror
Now we will continue our notes on the French Revolution in Cornell Note form.
Ticket Out the Door:
What level do you think we worked at today and why?
Write an academic paragraph utilizing all 10 vocabulary words.