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Unit #2: Loyalists vs. Patriots
Learning Target: I can DECIDE if I would have been a "Loyalist," a "Patriot," or remained neutral during the events which led to the American Revolution. 

Please complete the steps below to prepare for this assignment:

 Follow the directions below.  You will be creating a tab for this assignment after you have added this lesson's learning target to your LiveBinder.

1.  Open the "Learning Targets" tab in your LiveBinder.  Copy the learning target above into your LiveBinder.  

2.  Create a new tab in your LiveBinder titled "Loyalists vs. Patriots". 

3.  Now click on "content" > "text" > "text-media" option. 


Red Activity:

Assignments to Complete:

Part I: Points of View Before and During the American Revolution

1.  Type the following title into your LiveBinder text box: "Part I: Points of View Before and During the American Revolution"

2.  Both before and during the American Revolution, Americans had to make a difficult choice as to which side to take in the events surrounding the relationship between England and the American Colonies. 
     Americans had to decide if they were committed to the idea of self government or if they wanted to remain loyal to the King.  To become familiar with this difficult decision that confronted all Americans; watch
     the short video about the Franklin family and learn more about how this decision at times tore apart friends and families. 

     You will also want to watch this Loyalists vs. Patriots video to learn even more. 

     You will also want to check out this short video about the differences between Loyalists and Patriots

3.  Conduct an Internet search to define the following terms: "Patriot," "Loyalist", and "Neutral".   Write the definitions in your LiveBinder text box. 
 
4.  In your LiveBinder text box, compose a well written paragraph (7-9 sentences) explaining the three different points of view found in America during the American Revolution. 

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Part II: What Is Your Point Of View? Infographic

1.  Type the following title into your LiveBinder text box: "Part II: What Is Your Point Of View? Inforgraphic"

2.  Next, spend a few moments examining the Loyalist vs. Patriot infographic.  The infographic illustrates the different points of view people held during the American Revolution. 

3.  Read each of the quotes by King George III of England.  Make a list of at least 3 adjectives you feel describe King George's opinion of the American colonists.  Place your adjectives in your LiveBinder text box. 

4.  Now compose a well written paragraph (7-9 sentences) explaining what you believe is King George III's opinion of the American colonies.  Be sure to use the adjectives you listed above.  Your paragraph should
     also include some of King Georges quotes to support your opinion. 

5.  Conduct an Internet search to find your own image of King George III.  Save the image to your computer and upload it into your LiveBinder text box. 
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White Activity:
Assignments to Complete:

Part I: Points of View Before and During the American Revolution

1.  Type the following title into your LiveBinder text box: "Part I: Points of View Before and During the American Revolution"

2.  Both before and during the American Revolution, Americans had to make a difficult choice as to which side to take in the events surrounding the relationship between England and the American Colonies. 
     Americans had to decide if they were committed to the idea of self government or if they wanted to remain loyal to the King.  To become familiar with this difficult decision that confronted all Americans;
     watch the short video about the Franklin family and learn more about how this decision at times tore apart friends and families. 

     You will also want to watch this Loyalists vs. Patriots video to learn even more. 

     You will also want to check out this short video about the differences between Loyalists and Patriots

3.  Conduct an Internet search to define the following terms: "Patriot," "Loyalist", and "Neutral".   Write the definitions in your LiveBinder text box.
  
4.  In your LiveBinder text box, compose a well written paragraph (4-5 sentences) explaining the three different points of view found in America during the American Revolution. 

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Part II: What Is Your Point Of View? Infographic

1.  Type the following title into your LiveBinder text box: "Part II: What Is Your Point Of View? Inforgraphic"

2.  Next, spend a few moments examining the Loyalist vs. Patriot infographic.  The infographic illustrates the different points of view people held during the American Revolution. 

3.  Download the American Revolution Points of View Venn Diagram PowerPoint Template

4.  Using the information on the infographic, complete the graphic organizer by showing the points of view of both "patriots" and "loyalists."  You can type in information directly into the
     American Revolution Points of View Venn Diagram PowerPoint Template.  Be sure to save the PowerPoint as you work to avoid losing material. 

5.  When you have completed the American Revolution Points of View Venn Diagram PowerPoint Template, upload the file to your LiveBinder media box. 


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Blue Activity:
Assignments to Complete:

Part I: Points of View Before and During the American Revolution

1.  Type the following title into your LiveBinder text box: "Part I: Points of View Before and During the American Revolution"

2.  Both before and during the American Revolution, Americans had to make a difficult choice as to which side to take in the events surrounding the relationship between England and the American Colonies. 
     Americans had to decide if they were committed to the idea of self government or if they wanted to remain loyal to the King.  To become familiar with this difficult decision that confronted all Americans; watch
     the short video about the Franklin family and learn more about how this decision at times tore apart friends and families. 

     You will also want to watch this Loyalists vs. Patriots video to learn even more. 

     You will also want to check out this short video about the differences between Loyalists and Patriots

3.  Conduct an Internet search to define the following terms: "Patriot," "Loyalist", and "Neutral".    Write the definitions in your LiveBinder text box. 

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Part II: What Is Your Point Of View? Infographic

1.  Type the following title into your LiveBinder text box: "Part II: What Is Your Point Of View? Inforgraphic"

2.  Next, spend a few moments examining the Loyalist vs. Patriot infographic.  The infographic illustrates the different points of view people held during the American Revolution. 

3.  In your LiveBinder text box, list at least one reason why patriots believed that they did not have to listen to England. 

4.  In your LiveBinder text box, list at least one reason why loyalists believed that the American colonists should have to listen to England.

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