A Colonial Tour from TeachersFirst: Boston
Boston was the largest of the colonial New England cities, and it became a focal point for opposition to English policy toward the colonies. Paul Revere, the Boston Tea Party, and the Boston Massacre have all become famous as elements leading up to the break from English rule.
Boston is still a major city with many historical and cultural attractions. There are all sorts of things to see. The links below will help you find the places that were important during the colonial period.
Grades3 to 6
In the ClassroomUse this site as a way to provide more information about one important character in history, Paul Revere. Take advantage of the free activities in the "Just for Kids" section. There is also a biography offered that could easily be read aloud by students from the interactive whiteboard or projector. This would definitely be a great resource for a US history class studying colonial America.
Grades4 to 12
In the ClassroomThis one would be great for a study of the American Reovolution, the navy, or the role of the sea in the formation of the nation.
Grades1 to 12
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