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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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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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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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Boston Massacre Trial

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars 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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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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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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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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Marching Toward Freedom: Boston Massacre: Lesson 16

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore U.S. history by viewing images on the Internet. In 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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Road to the Revolution

For Teachers 5th
Historians explore U.S. History by creating a poster presentation in class. They utilize the Internet to research the Boston Tea Party, the Boston Massacre and other moments in American History. They create posters based on an individual...
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Road to the Revolution

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders review information downloaded from the Internet and prepare for a mock trial of the Boston Massacre.  For this American Revolution lesson, 5th graders discuss the Internet information and take notes for the trial.  STrong...
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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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Causes of the American Revolution

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners answer the question of: How did England impose its political and economic control over the colonies? They create a comic strip depicting the event of the Boston Massacre. Students complete a Wordstoming activity to anticipate...
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Road to the Revolution

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders research the Boston Massacre. For this social studies lesson, 5th graders research the causes, events, and results of the Boston Massacre. Students prepare for a mock trial and discover both sides to the story.
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Development of Democracy

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine the road to the American Revolution. In this Boston Massacre lesson, 8th graders investigate the testimony of Captain Thomas Preston. Students write their own verdicts based on his testimony.
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Foundations of American Government: Teacher’s Guide

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the foundations of America. In this early American history lesson, students watch Discovery video segments regarding the Boston Massacre, the Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution, and the Bill of Rights....
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John Adams

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz learning exercise, students respond to 49 multiple choice questions about the accomplishments of John Adams. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Paul Revere, American Patriot

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research Paul Revere's life and role in U.S. history by examining first-person accounts, works of historical fiction, a popular narrative poem, and other resources. They create a mural depicting their findings.
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Historical Background Leading to the Declaration of Independence

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students examine why, when our Fathers, signed the Declaration of Independence they were placing in jeopardy their freedom, property and lives.