Alexander Hamilton: The Making of a Patriot Musical Play & Activities

$25.00

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.

The musical presented in this packet contains unaltered facts and timeline. It is an original musical written for the fifth grade. It was written so grade school students can learn more about Alexander Hamilton and the history he was apart of.

In this 40 minute performance, that includes 7 original songs, we can see a glimpse of Hamilton’s life – how it began and the legacy he left. Enhance the learning and understanding of this man 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 or American independence.

 

Description

Packet Includes:

  • Alexander Hamilton: The Making of a Patriot Musical Play
    • 7 Original Songs
      • 6 songs with lyrics
      • 1 waltz for dancing
    • Cast of Characters, including number of speaking parts per character
    • Ideas for Staging, Props, Scenery and Costumes
    • Music MP3s of each song – a melody track and an accompaniment track
    • Videos of parts of the play being performed
    • Hamilton’s Raps: Metering & Downbeats
    • Rapping & Beatboxing
    • Backdrop
  • Activities
    • Literature & English activities
    • Writing activities
    • Art activities
    • Geography activities
    • Math activities
    • Dance activities
    • Social Studies & History activities
    • Science activities
    • Involving the School: Activities for Younger Grades
  • Research & Information on:
    • A Drum Kit
    • The Hearts of Oak Cap
    • American Independence
      • The Stamp Act
      • The Boston Tea Party
    • Top 10 Battles of the Revolutionary War
    • Ralph Waldo Emerson’s The Concord Hymn
    • American Independence & Revolutionary War Vocabulary
  • Printables:
    • The Revolutionary War (Battles & American Independence)
    • Hurricanes
    • Postage Stamp Template
    • Labeled Drum Kit
    • Pictures of Alexander Hamilton
  • 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

 

  • Musical Play takes about 40 minutes to perform
  • Activities take 15+ minutes to complete
  • Pages: 61
  • Grades: 5th & 6th (with activities for younger grades)

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