US History Writing: Week 5 Minecraft Assignment

Now it’s time to complete your Minecraft adventure for this lesson!

First you will need to log in to the SKrafty Server and head over to /server SKLA. You can get there by clicking on it with your compass OR walking through the portal in SKool.

You will spawn in to the SKLA Server. To get back to your plot(s) type: /plotme home 1, /plotme home 2, etc. IMPORTANT: If you need a new plot to work on because you’ve filled your previous one, you can type the following to get one automatically: /plotme auto


The Boston Massacre was a very important moment in American history.  Paul Revere’s depiction was misleading and quite inaccurate as you read in class. Here is a copy of his work:

As this version is not very accurate, let’s do our best to set the scene as it looks in the story.  Include the buildings and streets around the colonists and soldiers.
When you complete the more accurate version, build Paul Revere’s version of the scene.  (You can extend your building and streets and place both scenes side by side to keep it more compact if you’d like.)
Now, let’s compare the two scenes. Using alliteration, write descriptions on signs to tell us the differences in how the soldiers and colonists are reacting to each other.  On different signs, use Five-Sense words to describe each of the scenes.

ONE MORE THING…..Type the following to submit your assignment for the week. ——>> /sksubmit uswriting 5
**this stands for the class name and the week number.

This concludes the lesson for this week. Come back next week for a new lesson.


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