Revolutionary War: Tax Freeze Lesson

Revolutionary War: Tax Freeze Lesson

Help students understand the unfairness of taxation without representation by placing them inside an activity that simulates it! Ideal for grades 4-8, this lesson asks students to consider how unfair treatment makes them feel, then challenges them to identify unfairness in a historical context. This lesson helps students continue to build their concentration, imagination and listening skills, while integrating Social Studies learning.

NOTE: Revolutionary War: Tax Freeze is part of our unique library of integrated lessons. 
These specialized lessons simultaneously teach concepts and skills related to drama and the other subject(s) targeted in the lesson. In addition, these lessons are designed to meet National Standards for Drama and for the integrated subject(s), so you can reach learning goals across multiple disciplines.


Grade Level

  • 4th Grade
  • 5th Grade
  • 6th Grade
  • 7th Grade


  • Concentration
  • Conflict
  • Imagination


  • Colonial Life
  • Conflict
  • Social Studies


  • Open