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    Rebels, Redcoats, and Homespun Heroes Curriculum Materials

    Gr. 3-5
    These curriculum materials include key Revolution vocabulary words, and activities on soldiers, women, and the spread of the Lexington alarm. Activities included in these materials can be used in conjunction with a ranger-guided field trip or on their own in the classroom or at home.
    Visit Rebels, Redcoats and Homespun Heroes for more information about the ranger-guided education program.


    Who Shot First? Curriculum Materials

    Gr. 8-12
    These curriculum materials ask students to read and analyze primary source materials about the Intolerable Acts and the Battle of Lexington. Students are challenged through the construction evidence-based arguments about the fighting at Concord's North Bridge.


    Lexington and Concord: A Legacy of Conflict Lesson Plan

    Students examine primary source materials to better understand the events of April 19, 1775.


    Primary Sources

    The Coming of The American Revolution
    Primary Resources On Line. The Massachusetts Historical Society has digitized and transcribed hundreds of primary resource documents relative to the start of the American Revolution.



    Alarm Riders and Battle Map - April 18 - 19, 1775
    National Park Service maps showing the routes of Patriot messengers and British troops on their way to Lexington and Concord, and the locations of battles during the troops’ return to Boston.

    Last updated: September 5, 2020

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