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Historic American Cities--Boston

Page history last edited by Christine Bauer-Ramazani 12 years, 2 months ago

Resources

 

Video link: Exploring The Freedom Trail, Boston (4 short videos)

Map of the Freedom Trail

Boston Tea Party Ship and Museum, Boston

Boston Tea Party Gazette

Boston; http://www.bostonusa.com/

 

Map of the English Colonies before 1763

Map of the U.S. in 1783 (Treaty of Paris)

 

Vocabulary

Flashcards and practice tests for Boston, Massachusetts: The Birth of a New Nation

 

Listening

 

Voice of America, Special English series: The Making of a Nation

 

Writing

 

Essay Questions for Boston, Massachusetts: Birth of a New Nation

Choose one of the questions and copy/paste it to your Summaries/Essay page (click EDIT), under the culture question.  Compose the answer to the question in Word first and then copy and paste it here.  Answer the question in paragraphs.  Use only your notes.  Do not look back at the original until you are finished.  Summarize or paraphrase the original text.  Use transitions or discourse markers (see the Techniques of Sentence Combination handout.) Give a reference to the source text at the end of your answer.

Important note: Do not give your personal opinion or add any information that is not in the source text.

 

Essay Questions:

  1. Describe the change in the relationship between the mother country and the colonies 1700-1774.  Include major events and dates in your discussion. 
  2. Discuss the major events that led up to the American Revolution.  Include dates in your discussion.

 

Link to Students' Essays 

link to Essay Questions (types, strategies)

link to Structure of a Paragraph and Checklist for Paragraphs

link to Summary/Essay Question Performance Inventory

link to Techniques of Sentence Combination (discourse markers)

 

Exercise: Correct the Run-on Sentences 

 

 

 

 

 

Click on the link to your page and enter your information there.

 

Name Link to page for Essay Questions
Balmaceda, David David B's Essay Questions page 
Chough, Hyun Joo Hyun Joo's Essay Questions page
Cordon, David David C's Essay Questions page 
De Gracia, Kerstyn Kerstyn's Essay Questions page 
Espino, Roberto Roberto's Essay Questions page 
Fuentes, Gabriel Gabriel's Essay Questions page 
Gomez, Gabriela Gabriela's Essay Questions page 
Hidaka, Manami  Manami's Essay Questions page
Jimenez, Alfonso Alfonso's Essay Questions page 
Niang, Mamadou  Mamadou's Essay Questions page
Rivera, Andres Andres' Essay Questions page 
Palacios, Aracelly Aracelly's Essay Questions page 
Zelaya, Jorge Jorge's Essay Questions page 
   

 

Name Link to page for Summaries, Essay Questions
Acevedo, Heysell Heysell's page-Summaries, Essay Questions
Agrazal, Noriel Noriel's Page-Summaries, Essay Questions
Alaniz, Mario Mario's page-Summaries, Essay Questions
Barrios, Dayiris Dayiris's page-Summaries, Essay Questions
Battah, Bara Bara's page-Summaries, Essay Questions
Castillo, Raquel Raquel's page-Summaries, Essay Questions
Camano, Jenifer Jenifer's page-Summaries, Essay Questions
Diaz, Nestor Nestor's page-Summaries, Essay Questions
Garcia Alvarez, Mirta Mirta's page-Summaries, Essay Questions
Gill, Emily Emily's page-Summaries, Essay Questions
Lopez, Jessica Jessica's page - Summaries, Essay Questions
Maes, Jose Jose's page - Summaries, Essay Questions
   

 

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