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Word Choice: Using Academic Vocabulary to Apply for a Colonial Trade Job

For Teachers 4th Standards
Scholars reflect upon colonial jobs such as a blacksmith, cooper, shoemaker, and more. Together, the class writes a job application as a practice for working independently. Learners employ their experience in writing a job application of...
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Shared Reading: Learning About Colonial Trades

For Teachers 4th Standards
Trading in Colonial America is the focus of a lesson plan that boosts reading skills. As a class, scholars examine the informational text for key details, use their new-found knowledge to share information with their peers, and write an...
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Why Did Some Colonial Virginians Continue to Support the King?

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
Not all colonials supported the American Revolution. A resource from the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown ask young historians to investigate the reasons why some colonial Virginians were loyalist and continued to support King...
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Mathematics With a Mob Cap

For Teachers K - 5th
Students research 18th century clothing, emphasizing the mob cap, and why it was worn. They analyze radius, diameter, and circumference, and construct their own mob cap out of paper.
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Gardening in Eighteenth-Century Williamsburg

For Teachers K - 8th
Students discuss colonial gardening in the 18th century, and collect data using research materials. They create a simple garden design with appropriately titled and labeled data.
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Eighteenth-Century Music and Dance

For Teachers K - 5th
Students discuss the role of music and dance in 18th century Virginia. They take part in the performance of an 18th century dance, and compare dance as a part of the culture in colonial times and as a part of today's culture.
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Colonial Reaction To The Stamp Act

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars analyze several eighteenth-century documents to determine the colonial opinion of Great Britain's attempts to tax the colonists in the 1760s. They read and discuss a variety of primary source material from the era.
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Don't Fence Me In

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students investigate fence building in Colonial Williamsburg. They consider uses for fences in the 18th century and read a fence building procedure written by Tomas Jefferson. They build fence models and write an essay on their research.
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Acrimony in Bruton Parish Church

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research the controversial selection of a minister in Colonial Williamsburg's Bruton Parish Church. They role-play town members and vote to elect the new Parish minister. They write a script for their role-play.