Lexington and Concord: Historical Interpretation

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Learners view and analyze three different images related to the Battle of Lexington and Concord. They also answer a variety of questions in a graphic organizer to help keep the information straight.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Use additional images if the class analyzes quicker than originally planned 
  • Differentiate for English learners by adding a picture next to each question asked in the graphic organizer
Classroom Considerations
  • Every member of the class needs some way to view the images, whether through a projection system, individual tablet, or handouts
Pros
  • Flexible enough to assign small groups, partners, or individuals to complete the task depending on what is best for your class
  • Up for subjective interpretation and uses an authentic form of assessment
  • Encourages critical thinking skills and creates a holistic understanding of history and art
Cons
  • None