March 11th 2014 Hook

March 11th 2014
Learning Goal: Students will
analyze various primary and
secondary documents to determine
if they would have quit had they
been an American solider in the
Battle of Valley Forge.
Social Studies Class Agenda
CNN News/ 2 notes
Valley Forge DBQ-Hook
Background Essay/
vocabulary/ sequencing
Essential Question
Valley Forge: Would you have quit?
Read Overview as a Class
By reading and analyzing the documents of the DBQ,
you will make a decision: Would you have quit?
Background Essay Vocabulary
The Revolutionary War Army, authorized
by the Continental Congress in 1775 and
led by George Washington.
Continental Army
(of military personnel) to leave or run
away from (service, duty, etc.) with the
intention of never returning.
Used in a sentence: Terrified of the
approaching battle, he deserted his post
just before dawn.
Scarlet fever is an illness that develops in
some people who have strep throat. Also
known as scarlatina, scarlet fever features
a bright red rash that covers most of the
body. Scarlet fever is almost always
accompanied by a sore throat and a high
“Scarlet Fever”
A village of southeast Pennsylvania on the
Schuylkill River northwest of Philadelphia.
It was the site of the headquarters of the
Continental Army under George
Washington from December 1777 to June
1778 during the American Revolution. The
encampment was subjected to severe
winter weather that caused extensive
illness and suffering.
Valley Forge
a member of the Religious Society of
Friends, a Christian sect founded by
George Fox about 1650, whose central
belief is the doctrine of the Inner Light.
Quakers reject sacraments, ritual, and
formal ministry, hold meetings at which
any member may speak, and have
promoted many causes for social reform
1. A crude or makeshift dwelling or
shelter; a shack.
 2. A temporary structure for sheltering
Original map of Valley Forge
Extra Resource and lessons

similar documents