The Revolutionary War Causes Scavenger Hunt is an engaging cross-curriculum reading comprehension activity. Allow your students to move around the room, visit reading passages and answer questions. The student recording sheet is broken down into different skills – ELA, Math, Context Clues, Drawing and Writing.
Topics include: Causes of the American Revolution, Quartering Act, Sons of Liberty, Townshend Acts, Taxation without Representation, Boston Massacre, Tea Act, Boston Tea Party, Intolerable Acts and the First Continental Congress.
The task card scavenger hunt is designed so that students must visit/read each of the ten fact cards! That means they have to read the passage or skim for details multiple times!
Students will use non-fiction social studies content to practice reading skills, improve fluency, reading comprehension and use context clues.
- 10 Fact Cards – Each card contains a reading passage and picture.
- 8 ELA Task Cards – Students use reading and comprehension skills
- 4 Math Task Cards – Students complete basic addition and subtraction
- 4 Timeline Task Cards – Questions pertaining to years
- 2 Writing Task Cards – Open-ended, creative thinking prompts
- 2 Drawing Task Cards – Quick draw to show comprehension (20 task cards total)
- 2 Recording Sheets to choose from
- One with the questions
- One without questions
- Teacher Answer Key
- 4 Blank Task Cards
Options for Use:
- Partner activities
- Gallery Walk
- Anticipatory sets
- Unit review
- Sub plans
- Independent work
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