Focus: Lexington & Concord

Using an array of primary source documents that includes a contemporary map with military camps and troop movements, Amos Doolittle engravings, and British and American propaganda broadsides, this Focus portfolio details the events of the day as well as the causes and immediate aftermath. An illustrated Broadsheet Essay provides essential background to facilitate document analysis and understanding. Support Materials: * Illustrated Broadsheet Essay * Timeline * Critical Thinking Questions * Recommended Reading List 8 Primary Source Documents: * Map of Boston, Lexington, and Concord by British mapmaker J. DeCosta, 1775 * "The Battle of Lexington," an Amos Doolittle engraving, 1775 * "Engagement at the North Bridge in Concord," an Amos Doolittle engraving, 1775 * "A Circumstantial Account of an Attack," a British broadside, 1775 * ''A List of the Names of the Provincials Who Were Killed and Wounded," an American broadside, 1775 * "Bloody Butchery by the British Troops," an American broadside, 1775 * "The Retreat," a British cartoon, 1775 * Historic postcards from the battle sites

Product type: Primary Source Portfolio
ISBN: 978-1-5669-6250-6
Author: Richard A. Pandich
Copyright: 2003
Reading Level: Grades 5-8
Interest Level: Grades 5-8
Dimensions: 13 3/4" x 9 1/4"