This lesson is highly rigorous, engaging and will challenge your students intellectually while developing their literacy skills.
This lesson aligns with English Language Arts and Social Studies Common Core Standards.
For this lesson, students will analyze the events surrounding the Boston Massacre to determine what really happened. Students will analyze the facts surrounding the event by analyzing informational text, primary sources from the British and Colonists’ perspectives. Students will compare two images portraying the fateful night and will evaluate and explain the differences and bias
This lesson includes a PowerPoint, Graphic Organizers, OPTIC image analysis strategy, 2 Boston Massacre Images, Primary Source Documents and a video from “America Story of Us.”