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1 Dear Parents and Guardians, The Fourth Graders are about to embark on the forming of a new country. We will begin by discussing the events that shaped the American Revolution, major battles and key individuals during this time of America’s history. Each fourth grader is going to be responsible for choosing a project from the choice board on the American Revolution. This project is due on December 12, Students must select one of the following projects from the choice board below. Students are expected to be creative and think out of the box. Parent participation is encouraged to assist your child in creating and researching the topic of their choice. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me by phone, , or notes. Thank you, Miss Grahl Hunt Elementary (478) Please sign and return the bottom portion to Miss Grahl by Wednesday, November 19, 2014 confirming parents’ knowledge of the American Revolution Project due on Friday, December 12, Student: __________________________________________ Parent Signature: _____________________________________ Create a 3-D model of a scene during the American Revolutionary War. Include details of land features, people, and anything extra that might have been included in the scene. Label your project with a title. (shoe boxes are an example) Rubric Include the following for a perfect score of 50. -Title (5points) -At least 10 details included in the 3-D model (30 points) -Presentation (10 points) -Capitalization/ Punctuation (5 points) Create a timeline of causes and events of the American Revolutionary War. Begin with the French and Indian War and include any other cause and events within the revolution. Include years, events, and pictures on the timeline. Rubric Include the following for a perfect score of 50. -Title (5points) -At least 10 details included in the timeline (30 points) -Presentation (10 points) -Capitalization/ Punctuation (5 points) Write a detailed essay (3 paragraphs) on the American Revolution. You may choose from any topic under the revolution: the war, causes, events, people,… The essay must be written properly with indentions, capitalization, and punctuation. It must include at least three paragraphs. Rubric Include the following for a perfect score of 50. -Title (5points) -At least 10 details included in the essay (30 points) -Presentation (10 points) -Capitalization/ Punctuation (5 points)

2 Dear Parents and Guardians, The Fourth Graders are about to embark on the forming of a new country. We will begin by discussing the events that shaped the American Revolution, major battles and key individuals during this time of America’s history. Each fourth grader is going to be responsible for choosing a project from the choice board on the American Revolution. This project is due on December 12, Students must select one of the following projects from the choice board below. Create a 3-D Model of a scene during the Revolutionary War. Create a timeline of causes and events of the Revolutionary War. Write a 3 paragraph essay on the Revolutionary War. Students are expected to be creative and think out of the box. Parent participation is encouraged to assist your child in creating and researching the topic of their choice. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me by phone, , or notes. Please sign and return the bottom portion to Miss Grahl as soon as possible. Student: __________________________________________ Parent Signature: _____________________________________


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