Reading Comprehension - The Boston Tea Party

This site allows students to improve their reading comprehension skills while learning about the Boston Tea Party. Students are allotted approximately 30 minutes to read the given passage and answer 10 questions. In this particular passage, students learn about the Tea Act, The Sons of Liberty, The Coercive Acts, The Administration of Justice Act, Massachusetts Government Act, Quartering Act, and Quebec Act (The Intolerable Acts). Other keywords: Boston Harbor, Indians, Parliament

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Kentucky Core Content
SS-04-2.3.1, SS-04-5.1.1, SS-05-5.1.1, SS-EP-2.3.1, SS-EP-5.1.1
ISTE Technology Standards

Student 3.0, Student 3.4, Teacher 2.1, Teacher 2.2, Teacher 2.4, Teacher 4.2




Sub Focus

Interactive Activities

Technology Component


Technology Sub Component


Content Areas

Social Studies

Subject Levels

Primary, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade