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In this program, students go on a scavenger hunt inside Quincy House to find artifacts relevant to the Revolutionary War era, work together to construct a timeline of events leading up to the Boston Massacre, analyze primary source documents, and write with a quill pen. At the end of the program, students re-enact the Boston Massacre Trial, where Josiah Jr. defended the British soldiers while Samuel prosecuted them.
Available weekdays, fall and spring, for Grades 3 – 5. Program lasts 2.5 hours. Maximum group size: 30 students.
Cost: $100 for up to 14 students, $175 for 15 – 30 students
Type of Program: Field Trips
Related Topics: Family, Revolutionary Period
History and Social Science (August 2003 version)
Concepts and Skills 1,2,3
Learning Standards: S.11, S.15, S.18
English Language Arts and Literacy: Grade 5 (adopted March 2011, page numbers from Common Core document linked below)