Patriots Day Blog

On April 16, 2018, the United States celebrates the 243rd anniversary of the famous "shot heard around the world" as the War of Independence began on the fateful morning of April 19, 1775.

Many American citizens outside of New England do not celebrate or even know the origins of Patriots Day. In your classroom instruction how do you celebrate elucidate this seminal event in American history. Unfortunately, here in Maine most schools are off for their spring break we the day is celebrated but this should still not diminish the importance that this day recognizes in the birth of our country.

What resources (movies, books, articles, etc.) do you use to help your students bring meaning and life to this event? Please, click the titled to add a comment.