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 French citizen in 1792. Your king recently has a portrayed made of himself. Describe what you are thinking and feeling.”
Task #2 – American Revolution Key Terms Quiz
Terms you will be quizzed on:
- The French & Indian War
- Join or Die
- Proclamation of 1763
- Sugar Act/ Stamp Act
- No Taxation Without Representation
- Sons of Liberty
- Boston Massacre
- Boston Tea Party
- Continental Congress
- Lexington & Concord
- Declaration of Independence
Task #3 – Academic Paragraph
Using our Cornell notes on the French Revolution we will write another academic paragraph.
Task #4 – Cornell Notes – Rise of Terror
Now we will continue our notes on the French Revolution in Cornell Note form.
Task #5 – American vs French Revolution Comparison Essay.
You will be writing a five paragraph comparison essay on the French vs American Revolutions. Use the following format to guide your writing:
Paragraph 1 – Introduction to the topics of the American and French Revolution
Paragraph 2 – Explain the key events of the American Revolution using your Cornell Notes.
Paragraph 3 – Explain the key events of the French Revolution using your Cornell Notes
Paragraph 4 – Explain how the French and American Revolutions were similar.
Paragraph 5 – Explain what lessons we as people should have learned from these revolutions.
Ticket Out the Door:
What level do you think we worked at today and why?
To be Determined