Shot Heard 'Round the World!

Standard: SS4H4 The student will explain the causes, events, and results of the American Revolution

The students will be learning about the causes of the American Revolution and specifically the "Shot heard 'round the world". I will show the students the picture below and talk about the picture. Then we will watch the you tube video. After the video, the students will get into groups and make a "t-chart" looking at reasons for firing and reasons against firing.


The American Revolution: “The Shot Heard Around the World” Group Member Names: ____________________________________________________

What group do you belong to? ______________________________

Issue: Should we have fired the first shot to start the American Revolutionary War?

Make T-Chart for the following:

Reasons For Firing

Reasons Against Firing

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