Lesson details

Grade
3
Subject

Social Studies

Topic

South Carolina's Role in the American Revolution

Subtopic

Chronology of the American Revolution in South Carolina

Recommended Technology: 

Projector, computer, ipads

Other instructional materials or notes: 

Smarties, baggies, attached pdf

Taxes for the Queen

Duration: 
Less than 1 hour
Lesson type: 
Project Based Lesson
Lesson overview: 

Students learn what the colonists felt like when the king taxed them for things they were already buying. The Stamp Act was one of the causes of the American Revolution. This is a fun way to show kids that these taxes were not fair.

Essential Question: 

What was the Stamp Act like for the colonists in the American Revolution?

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