A Handful of Resources for Learning About the Start of the American Revolution
Video LessonsKeith Hughes has a popular video in which he explains the American Revolution for intermediate school and high school students.
Mr. Betts has a YouTube channel on which he publishes cartoons and tune parodies to teach U.S. History lessons. Heres one he did about the Battles of Lexington and Concord.
Producing Google Earth tours of Revolutionary War battle websites is an activity that I did for numerous years with my U.S. History trainees. Trainees would produce multimedia placemarks for each battle in sequence.
For Red Sox Fans!This is generally the day that the Boston Marathon is held and Red Sox play a morning video game. Neither is happening this year. For my fellow Red Sox fans heres a famous clip from the 2007 Patriots Day video game.
Pictures of the Revolutionary War is a compilation of images about the Revolutionary War. The images in the collection chronicle the stirrings of disobedience in the pre-revolution years, the war from both American and British point of views, and occasions following the Revolutionary War.
Crash Course has a comprehensive series on U.S. History. Consisted of in that series is Taxes & & Smuggling – Prelude to Revolution.
Minute Man National Historical Park provides detailed lesson strategies that can be in conjunction with a visit to the park and lesson plans that can be used independent of a visit to the park. Have a look at the Legacy of Conflict lesson strategy developed for 5th grade trainees ( link opens a PDF) to get a sense of the kind of comprehensive resources that the park provides.
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Tomorrow is Patriots Day here in Maine, in Massachusetts, and in a handful of other states. Its a day to mark the anniversary of the Battles of Lexington and Concord, the very first battles of the American Revolutionary War. Producing Google Earth trips of Revolutionary War battle sites is an activity that I did for many years with my U.S. History trainees. Students would produce multimedia placemarks for each fight in sequence.
Tomorrow is Patriots Day here in Maine, in Massachusetts, and in a handful of other states. Its a day to mark the anniversary of the Battles of Lexington and Concord, the very first fights of the American Revolutionary War. As a great New Englander with a gratitude of history, every year at this time I like to share a handful of resources for teaching and finding out about the American Revolution..