A Virtual Field Trip of Boston’s Freedom Trail for Fifth Graders
Take a virtual field trip of Boston’s Freedom Trail with private tour guide Ben Edwards. Learn about Boston’s history through 14 historic sites as you follow in the footsteps of Ben’s ancestors and discover their connection to the Sons of Liberty and Paul Revere. Their story is told in Ben’s children’s book One April in Boston, a bonus your students will receive for Free in advance of the virtual field trip as an eBook and audiobook. Written for ages 10-13, One April in Boston teaches American history, the power of imagination, and the value of goal setting. It includes the events of Paul Revere’s Midnight Ride, the Battles of Lexington and Concord, the reading of the Declaration of Independence in Boston on July 18, 1776 and much more.
In this program, through photos, video, and stunning historically accurate artwork created by Cortney Skinner, your students will experience Boston’s Freedom Trail and key events leading up to the American Revolution like never before!
Fifth grade teachers: The one-hour program consists of 40 minutes of presentation time with 20 minutes of Q&A broken up between segments.
A one-hour virtual field trip on Zoom or Google Meet for up to 50 students is $200. If you book 4 presentations you’ll receive the discounted rate of just $150 per presentation. No budget? No problem. Need funding for the virtual field trip? DonorsChoose is an excellent resource. Schools located outside of the Northeast: Use the special code provided in our Twitter promotion to receive your discount. Details below.
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Ben Edwards has been a private tour guide in Boston since 2004 and over the past 15 years has developed one of the most popular field trips in the Northeast for fifth graders. His programs for the current school year continue with limited availability on a first come, first served basis in January, February, and March 2022! To learn more or to book a Virtual Field Trip, submit the form below. Schools located outside of the Northeast: Type in the special code (provided in our Twitter promotion) in the Comments box below to receive your discount. Ben’s in-person field trips are Sold Out for April, May, and June 2022. For more details on that program or to book an in-person field trip for the fall click here.