American Revolutionary War Heroes

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Third graders are researching American Revolutionary War Heroes in the context of South Carolina history.

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  • American Revolutionary War Heroes

    1. 1. The American Revolution War Heroes
    2. 2. The American Revolution was the war in which the 13American colonies won their independence from Great Britain. The colonies became a new country, the United States. The revolution began in 1775 and ended in 1783.
    3. 3. Your mission:Research an American Revolutionary War Hero for your Biography Interview Project. Weapons at your disposal... Print sources---books from the library: Non-fiction books (for example, 973.3 Mur) Biographies (B or Bio and first 3 letters of person’s last name) Reference books such as encyclopedias (REF) Online sources---using the Internet: Websites Databases
    4. 4. Searching the Library Catalog Try different search strategies.Type in your search term (for example, Francis Marion). Then, click on either Subject or Keyword.
    5. 5. Or try searching the new Destiny Quest. It’s the same catalog but with a different look. It searches everything as a Keyword but has Advanced Search options too.
    6. 6. Let’s look at some online sources. Websites and Databases

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