Scrap the lecture and engage your students with this lesson that goes with this History For Humans video on "President John Adams".
As students watch they complete an interactive note-sheet with fill-in-the-blanks, comprehension and critical thinking questions, and a thinking map. The video teaches students the major events of John Adams presidency. It teaches theXYZ Affair, the"Quasi-War"with France, theAlien and Sedition Actsand how Democratic-Republicans protested against these Federalist policies. The story explains how President Adams put the country before party and power by seeking peace with France instead of war and how after losing the Jefferson in theelection of 1800,he peacefully stepped down from power. Taught through the power of story- it makes historical facts relevant and memorable!
The video helps visual learners with on-screen text of the main ideas and vocab, powerful images, and it reviews the important concepts to ensure comprehension.Cut the lectureand spend more time working with students and supporting their learning with this video lesson!✅
PRESIDENT ADAMS ACTIVITY
After the video students can complete a quick quiz to check for understanding. There is a PDF for print our or a Google Form auto-graded quiz as well. Then, there is anoptional extension activitywhere students review the achievements and beliefs of President Adams to create a campaign poster for his reelection in 1800.
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This also makes a great lesson if you are using this for a homeschool history curriculum.