Lesson Six: Lexington and Concord, Where it All Began

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In this lesson, students chart the timing and location of the battles of Lexington and Concord. They also use documentary evidence to examine the way in which different groups of people viewed the battles.

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Teacher Read Aloud: Battles of Lexington and Concord:


6.1 Blank Map:
6.2 "Who's to Blame?" Document Analysis Sheet:
6.3 Primary Source Accounts of the Battles:
6.4 Homework: "The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere":
6.5 Optional Extension Activity: Paul Revere's Official Testimony:

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