Grade: High Intermediate
Subject: American History
Road to Revolution
Boston Tea Party.
Intolerable Acts (Coercive Acts, Quebec Act)

Expected Outcome Of This Lesson Plan-
Understand the individual events which led to the American Revolution.
Teacher Objectives-
1. Understand the significance of the Boston Tea Party.
2. Understand the significance and know the laws of the Coercive Acts.
3. Focus in on individual experiences of these events by reading primary sources.
1. Board and marker.
2. Excerpts of primary sources.
3. Textbook.
4. Plain white paper.
5. Colored pencils, markers, crayons.
Teaching Methods-

1. Lesson Introduction-

Ask the class what they know about the Boston Tea Party.

2. Lesson Progression-

Lecture on the Boston Tea Party and the Intolerable Acts.

3. Guided Practice-

Distribute different excerpts of primary sources (diary entries, laws, notices, etc.) from these events.
Read one out loud together so that students may know what to look for in their excerpt.

4. Student Practice-

Have students read individually and after some time, share with their partner what they read.
Allow a student to share something they found particularly interesting from their excerpt.

5. Learner Accommodations-

Many students may need help reading the primary source due to the date of writing, be available and prepared to help clarify the general idea.
Students may read more excerpts if they have finished reading theirs in the time allotted.

6. Assessment-

Allow time for questions, clarifications, and discussion.
Ask individual students to repeat information regarding the Boston Tea Party or Intolerable Acts.

7. Lesson Closure-

With the plain white paper and markers, have students copy the timeline from pg. 66 and 67.
Measuring Student Progress-
1. Timelines will be checked for accuracy.

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