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Getting Started Lesson Plans for 8th Grade American History
This is a great computer game for 5th students who have learned about the American Revolutionary War. It teaches about the people, battles, places, and events during the American Revolution. You play as a young 14-year-old boy living during 1777. You have to choose between "crown or country" and the story unfolds from there.