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The Boston Massacre

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students debate and study the Boston Massacre. In this historical debate lesson, students research the disputed and agreed upon facts of the Boston Massacre. Students read various articles about the event and complete a learning station...
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Determining Point of View: Paul Revere and the Boston Massacre

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
If you're teaching point of view, this is the lesson for you! First, decipher the writer's point of view from a primary resource, then compare and contrast the primary source with a secondary source to explore the Paul Revere's engraving...
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Boston Massacre

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The Boston Massacre was a propaganda victory for those protesting British rule over the American colonies. By using images from Patriots, as well as the testimony of witnesses, scholars consider what may have happened on that fateful day...
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Crispus Attucks and the Boston Massacre

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Young scholars interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this Boston Massacre lesson, students listen to a lecture regarding the massacre and Crispus Attucks. Young scholars respond to...
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The Boston Massacre

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What better way to get your class interested in history than to embody important historical characters and make events come to life? Stage a realistic mock trial of the British soldiers accused of murdering five Bostonians after the...
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Empire to Independence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here is a wonderful presentation, perfect for setting the stage for the Revolutionary War. Containing great information and images, it acts as a timeline of events starting with the French Indian War and ending with the dawn of the...
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The Boston Massacre: You Be the Judge!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The importance of considering multiple perspectives of the same event is the big idea in this exercise that focuses on the Boston Massacre. Class groups examine photos of four depictions of the massacre, an English and an American...
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A Question of Justice: The Boston Massacre

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students study the Boston Massacre and its subsequent trial, consider the positive and negative arguments from both sides, and produce a simulation of the trial.
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Boston Massacre

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Explore U.S. history by reading an assigned historical text in class. Novice researchers utilize the Internet to find facts of the massacre and view images regarding the fighting and violence. They write a paragraph defending their own...
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Documents about the Boston Massacre and the Biases of Their Creators

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students compare and contrast writings about pre-American Revolution events. In this political agenda lesson, students conduct research to determine how bias and perspective have made their way into historical documents. Students examine...
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Multiple Perspectives: Primary Source Activity

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Use primary sources to delve into seven different perspectives of the Boston Massacre. Here, historians read and examine images taken from the Boston Massacre's witnesses and participants. Then, they answer questions dissecting each...
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How Perspective Shapes Understanding of History

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The Boston Massacre may be an iconic event in American history, but perhaps the British soldiers had another point of view. Using primary sources, including reports from Boston newspapers and secondary sources from the British...
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Boston Massacre Trial

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers participate in trial simulation following the Boston Massacre in which they use core map A to help present their evidence and testimony.
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History is a Series of Decisions

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine cause and effect. In this American Revolution lesson, students analyze primary source documents regarding the Stamp Act, the Boston Massacre, and George Washington. Students imagine if the events had unfolded differently...
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Zoom-In: Boston Massacre

For Teachers K - 4th
Young scholars explore U.S. history by researching New England. In this American Revolution lesson plan, students view a PowerPoint presentation of images representing the Boston Massacre and the impact it had on the creation of the...
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Boston Massacre Comparison

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders become familiar with the events of the  Boston massacre and analyze the events.  In this artistic images lesson, 8th graders discuss examine pictures and discuss the viewpoint of the artist. Students complete a compare and...
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Lesson 1/4 - American Colonial Reactions, 1763-1776

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A fine video on the decades leading up to the American Revolutionary War awaits your class. The concepts covered include colonial growth, the colonials' reaction to British authority, the Minutemen, the Sons of Liberty, and the Boston...
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Foundations of American Government

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine historical perspectives. In this Boston Massacre lesson, students watch "The Story Behind the Boston Massacre," and conduct further research on the event. Students debate the Patriot and British perspectives of the event.
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Hollywood Squares: Revolutionary War

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Play a game of Hollywood Squares as a way to review facts about the Revolutionary War. Each of the nine questions cover major events such as the Boston Tea Party, the Boston Massacre, and the Stamp Act.
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American Revolution Timeline Project

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
This simple project can have great implications for your learners' understanding of the shifts in power during the American Revolution. Using an included worksheet, your young historians will design a timeline of the revolution and...
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Comparing the Boston Massacre to the Kent State Shootings

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students compare and contrast the Boston Massacre to the Kent State shootings. In this compare and contrast lesson plan, students review what happened in each case and compare them using a Venn Diagram.
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Marching Toward Freedom: Boston Massacre: Lesson 16

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore U.S. history by viewing images on the Internet. For this Boston massacre lesson, 4th graders identify the reasons the American Colonists and British were in violent altercation that resulted in a bloody aftermath....
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Social Studies 7th Grade: American Revolution

For Teachers 7th - 8th
A basic overview of the events leading up to the Declaration of Independence, this presentation provides students with key terms and facts about life in the thirteen original colonies. The final slide includes an assignment for students...
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Boston Massacre Trial

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders research the Boston Massacre and take on one of the roles to role play the trial. In this Boston Massacre lesson plan, 5th graders play the defendants and prosecutors. 

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