Winds of War

What were the fashions of the 1700s?

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Revolutionary War Costumes

Curriculum Snapshot:
Topic:Fashions of the Time
Themes: Uniforms of the British Army
Uniforms of the Continental Army
Women's Fashions
Curriculum Areas:English/Language Arts
Grade Level(s):5
California Content Standards
English and Language Arts
Grade Five
ELA.5.1.0. Writing Strategies
Organization and Focus
ELA.5.1.2. Create multiple-paragraph expository compositions:
a. Establish a topic, important ideas, or events in sequence or chronological order.
b. Provide details and transitional expressions that link one paragraph to another in a clear line of thought.
c. Offer a concluding paragraph that summarizes important ideas and details.
Research and Technology
ELA.5.1.3. Use organizational features of printed text (e.g., citations, end notes, bibliographic references) to locate relevant information.
History and Social Science
Grade Five. United States History and Geography: Making a New Nation
HSS.5.5. Students explain the causes of the American Revolution.
HSS.5.5.1. Understand how political, religious, and economic ideas and interests brought about the Revolution (e.g., resistance to imperial policy, the Stamp Act, the Townshend Acts, taxes on tea, Coercive Acts).
HSS.5.5.4. Describe the views, lives, and impact of key individuals during this period (e.g., King George III, Patrick Henry, Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams).
HSS.5.6. Students understand the course and consequences of the American Revolution.
HSS.5.6.1. Identify and map the major military battles, campaigns, and turning points of the Revolutionary War, the roles of the American and British leaders, and the Indian leaders' alliances on both sides.
HSS.5.6.3. Identify the different roles women played during the Revolution (e.g., Abigail Adams, Martha Washington, Molly Pitcher, Phillis Wheatley, Mercy Otis Warren).
HSS.5.6.5. Explain how state constitutions that were established after 1776 embodied the ideals of the American Revolution and helped serve as models for the U.S. Constitution.

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