Brain Pop makes informational cartoon videos and movies that engage children. In this video the characters explain the major causes of the American Revolutionary War. Students will learn about the 13 colonies and the problems that formed and why. They will learn about how taxes began and why we boycotted and taxed British imports. As a teacher, I would use this video to introduce students to the topic at the beginning of the unit. This video is exciting and Brain Pop makes them funny! It will make students want to learn more about this topic. As always, Brain Pop offers many ways to carry out this video into a lesson such as games, tests, graphic organizers, and other activities.
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