Patriots' Day. April 16, 2018. In Massachusetts, April 16th will be a holiday from school and work in Massachusetts. We celebrate Patriots' Day on the 3rd Monday in April to commemorate the beginning of the Revolutionary War and the battles of Lexington and Concord that began the Revolutionary War 243 years ago in 1775. (The actual date was April 19th, 1775)
Students learn about the difficulties of travel in the Revolutionary War and calculates the rates of:
- Paul Revere's ride
- The British crossing Boston to Cambridge by boat.
- The British marching through the night to reach Lexington and Concord.
The activity: April19th.pdf
CCSS: 6.NS.3, 6.RP.1, 6.RP.2, 7.RP.1, 5.MD.1
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