All of our 5th graders dressed in colonial outfits in order to feel like they were part of the Tea Party. Students got a chance to interact with the historians in Boston. Each student played the part of a historical person who took part in the town meeting at the Old South Meeting House on December 16, 1773.
|Two of the Sons of Liberty|
Some students dressed in a more casual style of the typical colonial man, while others chose a outfit to represent a wealthier Bostonian citizen. As you can see in the following pictures, all citizens of Boston were represented.
Of course, there had to be refreshments. All of our colonists drank tea and eat short bread cookies.
Gentlemen from Boston gathered to discuss the events that took place in Boston.
A large group of colonists, ladies and gentlemen, gathered under the Liberty Tree after the skype.
The Sons of Liberty were very excited that day, planning to dump the tea into Boston Harbor. Huzzah!
Do you have your students wear costumes on a special day?
Do you have any skype field trips with your class or school?
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