Lesson Plan #7
Unit Name: Colonial
Lesson Theme: Boston
Massacre and Boston Tea Party
Prior Student Preparation:
representing the Boston Massacre and the Boston Tea Party / slide projector
|Students will develop strong visual
mnemonics about historical concepts.
|Students will become skilled at
pointing out details of historical images.
|Students will develop an understanding
and feeling for the unfair and oppressive rules/actions imposed on the
|Students will participate in an
|Students will justify his/her
interpretation of the slides representing the Boston Massacre and the Boston
Order of the Lesson
Estimated Time Sequential Steps
will present overview.
will identify all the visual details of 5 different slides representing
the Boston Massacre and the Boston Tea Party. Students will then interpret
and analyze the different images of the slides.
engage in an act-it-out where they "enter the image" of the slide.
will answer probing interview questions posed by the teacher
Closure / Clean Up / Final Instructions / Assignment
Lesson Closure: Explain
and emphasize to the students the significance of these events Students
will understand the severe emotional impact between the colonists and the
British. Then connect how these events "broke the camelís back", forcing
the colonistsí to take action by revolting against England.
Assignment: Write a
letter to John Adams condemning or supporting his behavior and give reasons
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