Virtual Field Trip: Boston Freedom Trail
⭐️Let’s all take a field trip! In this Virtual Field Trip, students take a trip through the Boston Freedom Trail for an exciting and educational cross-curricular learning experience! Students will learn about the history behind the 16 stops on the Boston Freedom Trail, such as the Boston Common Stop, Massachusetts State House, Park Street Church, Granary Burying Ground, Kings Chapel, and Boston Latin School. This virtual field trip in Google Slides & Seesaw contains embedded videos (Google) & video links (Seesaw), images, reading passages, exercises, writing activities, and more.
⭐️This resource integrates a variety of social studies, critical thinking, and reading skills. Students also complete reading and writing assignments along with watching videos and completing thought-provoking exercises. Incorporates key reading comprehension, writing, multimedia, interdisciplinary studies, and other skills.
*Please note: This resource includes YouTube videos, so ensure you and your students have access to YouTube before purchasing. Although great care has been taken to ensure all content is appropriate for the stated grade levels, each classroom is unique and it is recommended that teachers review all content prior to use. This resource uses links to third party content that may be changed or removed by the content owner. Links are reviewed regularly; however, if you find a broken link, please let me know so I can update the resource accordingly.
✏️Google Slides & Seesaw Formats – These interactive formats are perfect for classroom and distance learning. Slides are interactive and can be used as a fun and engaging exercise within the classroom or remotely.
✏️Engaging Interactive Maps & Virtual Video Tours – Interactive maps & virtual video tours take students inside the action.
✏️Reading Comprehension – Integrates key reading skills like compare & contrast, multimedia, multiple sources, and more.
✏️Writing & Social Studies – This virtual field trip helps students understand more about the world around them and uses writing prompts to explore their reactions and ideas.
- What do you know? Photo Analysis
- Let’s Explore: Massachusetts
- Freedom Trail Map
- Boston, MA Passport
- Let’s Explore: The Freedom Trail
- Stop 1: Boston Common
- Stop 2: Massachusetts State House
- Stop 3: Park Street Church
- Stop 4: Granary Burying Ground
- Stop 5: Kings Chapel
- Stop 6: Boston Latin School
- Stop 7: Old Corner Bookstore
- Stop 8: Old South Meeting House
- Stop 9 & 10 Old State House & Boston Massacre Site
- Stop 11: Faneuil Hall
- Stop 12: Paul Revere House
- Stop 13: Old North Church
- Stop 14: Copp’s Hill Burying Ground
- Stop 15: USS Constitution
- Stop 16: Bunker Hill Monument
- Travel Journal
- Other Places to Travel
Answer Key Included
Take a closer look at what this virtual field trip looks like in this video preview.
This resource is suitable for the following grade levels:
- 2nd & 3rd Grade: With teacher modeling, whole class, or small groups.
- 4th & 5th Grade: Independent for on-level students.