Alexander Hamilton: An Arts Integrated Lesson Plan

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American History is part of the fifth grade curriculum. Lin-Manuel Miranda has created quite an interest throughout America with his musical Hamilton. How wonderful it is to stir up a desire to learn more about the history of America.

Enhance the learning and understanding of Alexander Hamilton and the world that he lived in with the activities, worksheets and research provided in this packet.

Depending on the activity or activities you choose they could take an additional 15 minutes to several days to complete. This is the perfect addition to a unit on the United States of America, patriotism, the founding fathers, the revolutionary war, U.S. Government or American Independence.

Description

Packet Includes:

Research & Information on:

  • American Independence – The Stamp Act and The Boston Tea Party
  • Top 10 Battles of the Revolutionary War
  • American Independence & Revolutionary War Vocabulary
  • A Drum Kit
  • The Hearts of Oak Cap
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson’s The Concord Hymn
  • Rapping & Beatboxing

Activities

  • Literature & English activities
  • Writing activities
  • Art activities
  • Geography activities
  • Math activities
  • Dance activities
  • Social Studies & History activities
  • Science activities
  • Music activities
  • Involving the School: Activities for Younger Grades

Printables:

  • The Revolutionary War (Battles & American Independence)
  • Hurricanes
  • Postage Stamp Worksheet
  • Design Your Own Money Worksheet
  • Labeled Drum Kit
  • A Picture of Alexander Hamilton
  • 3 Versions of the $10 bill

Resources & Links:

  • Books for personal and/or class reading
  • Art During the American Revolution
  • Banking & Finance
  • Battles & the American Revolution
  • Dance During the American Revolution
  • Hamilton on the Postage Stamp and $10 Bill
  • Hurricanes & Weather
  • Literature During the American Revolution
  • Maps
  • U.S. Government & Congress

Answer Key & Sources

 

Activities take 45+ minutes to complete

Pages: 31

Grades: 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th (with activities for younger grades)

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