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Massachusetts Oral History Project on the Great Depression

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders conduct interviews with a relative or a family friend who lived in Massachusetts during the Depression. They write an essay based on the interview that shows an intimate portrayal of how the lives of the individuals who...
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Massachusetts Acrostic Poem

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this Massachusetts worksheet, students write an acrostic poem about the state. Students use the letters in MASSACHUSETTS to begin each new line of poetry that tells something about the state.
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Massachusetts word jumble

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this Massachusetts activity, learners unscramble words that have to do with Massachusetts history. Students unscramble 20 words.
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Puritanism

For Teachers 7th - 8th
A few vital statistics about the Mayflower, and a note here and there regarding Plymouth and the Massachusetts Bay Colony make this a good review tool. Leaners are given basic facts about Puritanism, Puritan theology, and the effects of...
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The Lowell Experience

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Visiting a modern city with a historic past is a wonderful way to show learners how places and technology progresses. Take a visual trip to Lowell Massachusetts and learn about the historic center of textile mill production during the...
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Governor Deval Patrick's Inaugural Speech

For Students 9th - 12th
“America herself is an improbable journey.” So is Deval Patrick’s journey from the South Side of Chicago to the governorship of Massachusetts. The complete text of Patrick’s inaugural speech, delivered outdoors facing Boston Common,...
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The Bill of Rights is a-Rockin

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Young scholars explore the U.S. Constitution through music. In this Bill of Rights lesson, students discuss a hypothetical case regarding lyrics by Madonna and the historical Massachusetts Blue Laws. Young scholars use the Bill of Rights...
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Massachusetts Cities Word Jumble

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this Wisconsin word jumble activity, students examine 10 cities listed in a word bank. Students use the word bank to unscramble 10 sets of letters to spell the names of 10 Wisconsin cities.
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Massachusetts State Map

For Students 5th
In this Massachusetts worksheet, students will study a map of the state. Students will use this map to label and/or familiarize themselves with various aspects of the state.
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Massachusetts 54th Raid at Darien, Georgia Shaw Letter

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the expectations of Civil War soldiers. In this American Civil War lesson, students analyze a letter written by Colonel Shaw to his wife in order to gain an understanding of the expectations of the 54th Regiment....
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The Battle of Bunker Hill: Now We Are at War (42)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze historical and modern accounts of the Battle at Bunker Hill, and explain the importance of the Battle of Bunker Hill. They investigate and research their own community history for any significant events.
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African American Presence in Deerfield, Massachusetts (1680-1720)

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore primary and secondary sources involving "everyday life" of individuals living in Deerfield at the four turns of the centuries. They learn what these characteristics reveal since the town's beginning as an English...
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Massachusetts Blacks in the American Revolution

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine the experiences blacks were having in Massachusetts before and after the American Revolution. They also discover that many blacks migrated to Canada in search of a better life.
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Geographical, Historical, and Cultural "Day Tripping" in Massachusetts

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students spend a day examining the culture, history and geography of Massachusetts. They use compass directions to find out where they will be traveling and identify the major roads and trails in the area. They also use pamphlets and...
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The Boundary Dispute between New Hampshire and Massachusetts, 1677-1741

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers research primary and secondary source documents to examine the separation of New Hampshire from the larger colony of Massachusetts.
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William Apess and the Mashpee "Revolt" of 1833

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Prompt your class with the following question: What was the status of American Indians in Massachusetts during Jackson's presidency? To answer this question, class members will read a series of primary source documents (attached),...
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The Pilgrims: European Plague in Native New England, 1616-1619

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Before the Pilgrims' arrival to New England, a vicious plague swept across New England and wiped out over 50% of the Native American people from Maine to Massachusetts. Watch a video that examines this devastation and the role it played...
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When is Thanksgiving? Colonizing America

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Discover the first attempts made to colonize and establish the first permanent English colonies in the North American region, from Sir Walter Raleigh's colony at Roanoke and settlement at Jamestown, Virginia to colonies in Maryland and...
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Plant Phenology Data Analysis

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Beginning in 1851, Thoreau recorded the dates of the first spring blooms in Concord, and this data is helping scientists analyze climate change! The culminating instructional activity in the series of four has pupils graph and analyze...
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Death and Dying in Puritan New England: A Study Based on Early Gravestones, Vital Records, and other Primary Sources Relating to Cape Cod, Massachusetts

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine the time in which the Puritans lived in colonial New England. In groups, they research the Puritans view on life and death and discuss as a class. They read gravestones, diaries and other primary sources to discover...
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Native American Presence in Deerfield, Massachusetts

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine how in this volatile period, colonial powers and Native groups competed for trade goods and land, coming into conflict repeatedly. They also explore primary and secondary sources.
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The Massachusetts 54th Regiment: Honoring the Heroes

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Learners use art and images analyze the Civil War. In this lesson plan on the Shaw Memorial, students engage in 3 activities, discussion, and art analysis to better comprehend the events of the Civil War. This lesson plan includes web...
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American Colonial Life in the Late 1700s: Distant Cousins

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students research how early colonists lived. They investigate late 17th century colonist's lives from Massachusetts and Delaware. Using their research, students write historical fiction in the form of friendly letters between the two...
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Massachusetts Slave Emancipation

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders study the history of slavery in the United States.  In this American History instructional activity, 11th graders read handouts and answer various questions.  Students create a skit which depicts the reactions of...

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