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Town Meeting 1775 Teacher Page

Resources | Town Meeting | American Revolution | Pigs | Maps | Teacher Kit Files

Resources

History of Needham - 3rd grade resource site

Needham Historical Society

Needham's Tercentennial website

ATLAS Curriculum Mapping http://needham.rubiconatlas.org/

NPS Elementary Curriculum Center http://rwd1.needham.k12.ma.us/program_dev/Elementary

Town Meeting

Executive Director's Remarks by Dr. Gloria Greis (Good overview of town meeting issues 1775)

First Town Meetings (1711) and Pig Problem - From the History of Needham, a collaborate project by 3rd grade teachers and their students in 1999.

Town Meeting - Kids Pages. From the Sec of State of VT. Activities for many different grade levels.

Simulated Town Meeting from the 1770's

Town Officer Descriptions

Citizen's Guide to Town Meetings

Intro to Robert's Rules of Order

Robert's Rules of Order Quick Guide

Mock Town Meeting (pdf) | Country Mouse Town Meeting (pdf) good model for Robert's Rules hand out.

Types of Town Government, video from Dis Ed.

Town Meeting 1776 Video

American Revolution

Wellesley's Monument to the Minutemen

Needham's Revolutionary War Monument

Needham's Role in the Lexington Alarm

Eye Witness Accounts, April 19, 1775, Needham

Pigs

First Town Meetings (1711) and Pig Problem - From the History of Needham, a collaborate project by 3rd grade teachers and their students in 1999.

Pig Video - Pigs in action on the farm

Maps

Needham Maps

Teacher Kit
The following files are included in the teacher's kit.

Town Meeting

The Warrant

Town Meeting Jobs

 

 

Roberts Rules of Order

Committee of Correspondence

Pigs

Other

 

 

 

 

Kathleen Martell, Instructional Technology Specialist
Needham Public Schools, Needham MA
June 2010