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American Revolution - Battles of Lexington and Concord
Aim: How did the American Revolution begin?
Included in this resource:
• Title page
• Primary source excerpt from Ralph Waldo Emerson's hymn sung at the Concord Monument
• Beginning Battles graphic organizer
• Paul Revere's Midnight Ride
• "The War Explodes!" short story with scaffolding questions
• Application/Closing/Higher Order thinking question
Students will research the causes and effects of the battles at Lexington and Concord; why battles began; outcomes/significance; Paul Revere's Midnight Ride; General Gage
★★ NOTE: The reading and scaffolding questions can be used in a variety of ways. It can be utilized as independent work or completed in cooperative learning groups and then discussed in a whole class setting
Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary
Differentiation: graphic organizer, cooperative (may work with a partner according to teacher's discretion for questions)
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Digital Paper by Lovin Lit and Ashley Hughes
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