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Lesson Plan: The First Shots of the American Revolutionary War

Details of the Lesson

Subject: History

Grade Level: High School

Duration: 1 hour

Learning Outcomes

  • Know the events that led to the Battle of Lexington and Concord
  • Understand the significance of the Battle of Lexington and Concord in the American Revolutionary War
  • Can analyze primary sources to draw conclusions about historical events

Methodology

The lesson will begin with a brief lecture on the events leading up to the Battle of Lexington and Concord. Students will then work in pairs to analyze primary sources related to the battle, such as Paul Revere's engraving and eyewitness accounts. After analyzing the sources, students will participate in a class discussion to draw conclusions about the events of the battle and its significance in the American Revolutionary War.

Resources/Materials Required

  • Primary sources related to the Battle of Lexington and Concord
  • Whiteboard and markers
  • Laptop and projector

Activities

  • Brief lecture on the events leading up to the Battle of Lexington and Concord
  • Pair work to analyze primary sources
  • Class discussion to draw conclusions about the events of the battle and its significance in the American Revolutionary War

Assessment

Students will be assessed on their ability to analyze primary sources and draw conclusions about historical events. They will also be assessed on their participation in the class discussion.

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This lesson plan complies with the Common Core State Standards for History/Social Studies.

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