World History – Middle Ages to American Revolution

French and Indian War


  • p. 2-5 of Liberty! How the Revolutionary War Began by Lucille Recht Penner
  • p. 8-9 of America in the Time of George Washington by Sally Senzell Isaacs



Carole Marsh’s Quit Bossing Us Around: The Declaration of Independence gives you several activities and readings that lead students to the beginnings of the American Revolution.  On page 9, there is a reading/worksheet about the French and Indian War which incorporates geography.

Here’s an online scavenger hunt that takes you through the battles of the French and Indian War.  You can do this together with younger students to “sneak in” a bit more detail about this war.

CLICK HERE for an animation with readings about the French and Indian War.

Click the image above to go the National Park Service’s page with worksheets and lesson plans about the French and Indian War, as well as George Washington.  We did the Forks of the Ohio mapping activity.

Independent Readings:

Here are a few books that you may want to explore with your students or allow them to explore independently:

Want More?

Tina’s Dynamic Homeschool Plus offers a post full of activities about the French and Indian War, including a lapbook.