Examining Our History: American Revolution

Lesson 5
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ELA

Unit 2

4th Grade

Lesson 5 of 28

Objective


Summarize what happened during the Boston Massacre.

Readings and Materials


  • Book: Liberty! How the Revolutionary War Began by Lucille Recht Penner 

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Target Task


Writing Prompt

Write a one-paragraph summary of what happened during the Boston Massacre.

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Common Core Standards


  • RI.4.2 — Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.
  • W.4.2.a — Introduce a topic clearly and group related information in paragraphs and sections; include formatting (e.g., headings), illustrations, and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
  • W.4.2.b — Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic.
  • W.4.9 — Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

Supporting Standards

L.4.1
L.4.2
RF.4.3
RF.4.4
SL.4.1
W.4.4
W.4.5
W.4.10
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