Battle of Bunker Hill.
Key words include:
The Battle of Bunker Hill
This PowerPoint presentation examines:
- Colonel William Prescott leads 1,200 minutemen up Bunker Hill.
- Where is Bunker Hill and why is it important?
- “Don’t shoot until you can see the whites of their eyes.”
- Students make a prediction: Who will win the Battle of Breed’s Hill. The exhausted British soldiers or the American Patriots with little ammunition?
- Students analyze a political cartoon of the Battle of Bunker Hill.
- The importance of the stolen cannons from Fort Ticonderoga that were placed on Dorchester Heights.
- The British blockade of New England sea ports and the arrival of German Hessians.
- Benedict Arnold and Richard Montgomery lead an army north to unsuccessfully attack Quebec, Canada.
Overarching Question (Thinking Focus Question):
- How did the Continental Army gain control of Boston?
**CAN BE ALTERED!** This is lesson 2 of the American Revolution Unit. It comes with an engaging and visually appealing 33-slide PowerPoint presentation with easy to understand content illustrated with charts and pictures. This PowerPoint lesson is accompanied by a three-page graphic organizer - answer key included!
Here are other lessons in this unit you may be interested in:
Lesson 1: Olive Branch Petition
Lesson 2: Battle of Bunker Hill
Lesson 3: Declaration of Independence Part 1
Lesson 4: Declaration of Independence Part 2
Lesson 5: Battle of Long Island, Trenton and Princeton
Lesson 6: Battle of Saratoga
Lesson 7: John Paul Jones Battles of Vincennes Moore's Creek
Lesson 8: Battle of Kings Mtn, Cowpens, Guilford Court House
Lesson 9: Benedict Arnold and The Siege of Yorktown
Lesson 10: Treaty of Paris
UNIT: American Revolutionary War
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