Patriots' Day | All About the Holidays

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Celebrated the third Monday in April, Patriots' Day honors those who battled the British at Lexington and Concord. A short video provides an overview of events that led to the beginning of the American Revolutionary War.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have class members research the sequence of battles and the importance of Paul Revere's ride
  • Use the video to launch a study of the American Revolutionary war
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires a free registration with PBS LearningMedia to access worksheets and supplemental materials
  • Designed to address the national standards for history
Pros

  • Includes information about the Boston Marathon's connection to Patriots' Day
Cons

  • None