California History-Social Science Content Standards
3.4.6.Describe the lives of American heroes who took risks to secure our freedoms.
5.6.3. Students understand the course and consequences of the American Revolution, in terms of the diffenet roles women played during the Revolution (e.g., Abigail Adams, Martha Washington, Molly Pitcher, Phillis Wheatley, Mercy Otis Warren). Imagine that you are liveing during the Revolutionary War.
Imagine that you are living during the Revolutionary War.
As someone at home, write a letter to:
As a soldier or a follower, write a letter to:
Expressing your opinion on women on the battlefield
As a reporter, write a story for your newspaper
As a mapmaker, plot the states of the women mentioned
As a playwright (such as Mercy Otis Warren)
As an artist
Compare how different women helped bring about freedom
Put yourself in one of the heroine's place. What would you have done?
How about their bravery? What is your opinion? Could you have done what they did?