Flip-Flap's: Boston Tea Party readers' theater - Unit 1 (4th Grade) Care for a spot of tea, gov'na? --Throughout the year, use this unique and engaging product to help understand and research the 1773 Boston Tea Party. No taxation without representation please!
"No taxation without representation": This source is being used because it discusses what lead to the Boston Tea Party, the disagreement by colonials that if they couldn't be actually represented by Parliament to decide what they would be taxed on then they didn't feel the right to be taxed on.
American Revolution (Boston Tea Party) - This 6 page Boston Tea Party package includes a one and a half page reading that is engaging and informative. The reading is related to the American Revolution in that it covers the major events of the Boston Tea Party. This is a great activity for having students analyzing a reading and for analyzing the Boston Tea Party as a spark of the American Revolution.
In this project, students will use their knowledge of the Boston Tea Party to create a comic strip that illustrates the events of that night from a specific point of view. Students must have thorough understanding of the different viewpoints surrounding the Boston Tea Party, and the events that led up to it.