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Boston Massacre

The Boston Massacre - American Revolution Unit

Aim: How did British and Colonial actions lead to Revolution?

Included in this packet:
• Title page
• Propaganda do now question and discussion definition
• "The Bloody Massacre" engraving with analysis questions
• "What really happened that day?" reading passage with scaffolding questions
• Application/Closing/Higher Order thinking question

Students will research and analyze the causes and effects of the Boston Massacre - understanding the meaning of propaganda and how it is spread; Bloody Massacre; Paul Revere

Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary
Differentiation: document analysis, cooperative (may work with a partner according to teacher's discretion for questions)

★★ NOTE: A great supplemental activity along with this lesson is showing the students America: The Story of Us clip of the Boston Massacre. It is a great resource to show the students when you are discussing what really happened that day in Boston.

★★ Looking for the printable, pen and paper version of this resource? Find it here!
Boston Massacre ASSL

Digital Paper by Lovin Lit and Ashley Hughes
KG Fonts

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