The Tea Act of 1773 - Painting Recreation - American Revolution

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The Tea Act of 1773 - American Revolution. One of the boiling points of the American Revolution was the tax on tea in the Townshend Acts as well as the Tea Act of 1773. Your students will artistically work together to recreate this iconic image.

NOTE: I have two great companion resources that go well with this painting recreation ... check themout!!
The Boston Tea Party
Bostonians Paying the Excise-Man

I have many students who enjoy drawing and art-related challenges and I'm sure you do too. This image gets printed out square by square, cut, and taped to the wall. Students then voluntarily choose which section from the 30 squares of the image they'd like to recreate (it is fun to have teachers participate too!). Even students who don't feel they are great at drawing want to participate by choosing a square that doesn't have a lot of detail. When they show me their completed image I have them cut it out and tape it to the wall in a grid I made of tape.

CHECK OUT THE PREVIEW FOR SOME STUDENT EXAMPLES FROM MY BOSTON MASSACRE RECREATION

I have been amazed at how many students volunteered that I've decided to create a whole series of historic images for students to try and recreate so stay tuned for more!

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Everything gets printed on standard 8.5" x 11" paper

1 - "The Potato Eaters" image in grid
1 - 30 numbered squares on image to choose from
1 - Grid
1 - Set of printing instructions
30 - Sections for students to draw (with corresponding number on the back - so 60 total pages, but 30 back-to-back)

I think what I'll do is print out each number, the corresponding section, and a photo of each young artist to tape to the wall next to the finished recreation so others can see who took part in the recreation.

Historical Paintings Recreation Series

"The Bloody Massacre"
"Baptism of Pocahontas"
"Washington Crossing the Delaware"
"Bostonians Paying the Excise-Man"
"Spirit of '76"
"Surrender of Lord Cornwallis"
"American Progress"
"Lewis & Clark at the Three Forks"
"American Gothic"
"Embarkation of the Pilgrims"

...and many more! Just "CLICK HERE!"

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For other drawing activities:

Create a Revolutionary War Caricature
Create a Civil War Caricature
Veterans Day Caricatures

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The Tea Act of 1773 - Painting Recreation - American Revolution
The Tea Act of 1773 - Painting Recreation - American Revolution
The Tea Act of 1773 - Painting Recreation - American Revolution
The Tea Act of 1773 - Painting Recreation - American Revolution