You be the Judge: Boston Masscre

You be the Judge: Boston Masscre
You be the Judge: Boston Masscre
You be the Judge: Boston Masscre
You be the Judge: Boston Masscre
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Add this great activity to your American Revolution unit.

"You be the Judge" Boston Massacre edition requires students to use critical thinking skills and make a judgement based on primary source analysis in a fun way.

You will have everything you need to to teach this creative lesson including 4 primary source documents with questions, a research enrichment activity, and a writing summary. Also included, step by step teacher instructions for ideas and planning.

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Goal: This lesson has many purposes.

-Examines the events of Boston Massacre from multiple view points.

-Allows students to familiarize themselves with the purpose of a thesis, therefore
developing the necessary skills of essay writing.

-Shows students how to use information from a source (in this case primary) to
provide evidence that would support their thesis.

-Uses 3 important historical thinking skills
Argumentation, Contextualization and Synthesis

-Forces students to identify and explain their thinking process, and how it may
have changed from beginning to end of the lesson.

-Challenges students to do some basic research and uncover the answers to questions themselves, while making important connections to the Causes of the Revolution.

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10 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 hour
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