The Road to Revolution
Your Assignment: You will use historical imagination and research to write a book for
children. Your book will tell the story of the Road to the American Revolution.
Deadline: Tuesday Sep. 29
Your book must have a cover with a title, picture and author’s name.
Your book must have the following twelve pages
Setting the tone: The Enlightenment and the Great Awakening
Who were the Loyalist and the Patriots?
The Sugar and Stamp Acts
The Sons of Liberty
The Boston Massacre
The Boston Tea Party
The Intolerable Acts
Fighting at Lexington and Concord
The Second Continental Congress
Life during the Revolution
The British Surrender/ The Treaty of Paris
Each page must have a colored picture with a minimum of two or three sentences
describing the situation.
You will be paid in the form of a grade see rubric on the back to see how you will be
D C B A
Cover Author with no Title and author Illustration not Illustration in
5 points title or with no in color with color with Title
information illustration title and author and Author
Content A few pages Some pages Most pages All 10 pages
have accurate have accurate have accurate have two to
information and information and information but three sentences
15 points the significance the significance some are not of accurate
of a few events of some events accurate, or the info. and
are explained are explained significance of explain the
the event is not significance of
explained each event
Illustrations Pages have Some pages Most pages Each page has
inappropriate have have an appropriate
15 points illustrations or appropriate appropriate illustrations and
little effort was illustrations and illustration and a large amount
shown in some effort is a good amount of effort is
illustrations shown of effort is displayed.
Creativity Book shows Book shows Book shows a Book shows
little to no some creativity good amount of large amounts
10 points creativity creativity of creativity