Receiving French and Indian War Curriculum Materials

Fort Necessity National Battlefield will send currirulum materials to teachers free of charge. Please email the staff with a list of materials you would like to receive and your mailing address.

List of Teacher's Guides

French and Indian War 1754-1763 A World on Fire
The 164 page teacher's guide has teacher's background on the French and Indian War; 16 lesson plans teaching students about who was involved in the war, why they were fighting, how the war began and how the war set the stage for the American Revolutions. Also included are 27 biography cards about French, British and American Indian participants. A color wall map is another feature.

Targeted for: 4th-6th grade students.

Formats: As a three ring binder of printed pages, or as pdf's on a CD-ROM.


Becoming George Washington

This 32 page teacher's guide covers George Washington's involvement in the French and Indian War. The lessons use Washington's own writings with side-by-side translations into plain English to outline Washington's experiences and how he developed into a wonderful leader.

Targeted for: 4th-6th grade (half the lessons) and 7th-12th (half the lessons)

Format: Printed booklet.

Honored Places
This National Park Service teacher's guide on the American Revolution covers five units: Prelude to the Revolutionary War, Words and Actions, Making choices, The Power of Remembrance, and the Legacy. It uses primary documents and artifacts to help teach the lessons.
Format: Pdfs on a CD-ROM.

List of Books

The Land would be Entirely theirs Again - Indians and the Seven Years War in the Ohio Valley. By Amy Schutt. 24 pages

The Light in the Forest. By Conrad Richter. Novel - middle school

The Gold-Laced Coat. By Helen Orton. Novel. Elementary

Indians in Pennsylvania. By Paul Wallace. Reference book.

American Woodland Indian. By Michael G. Johnson. Reference book with many illustrations.

Last updated: July 28, 2020

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