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Colonial North America

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Showcase the religion, conflicts, daily life, and politics of Colonial North America. A very well-done presentation highlights all the major colonial groups, social norms, demographics, and political struggles of the time. Perfect for an...
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Education in Colonial New England

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine schooling now and in New England Colonies. In this compare and contrast activity, 5th graders describe schools of the present to schools of the past. Students also investigate the goals of schooling and the part...
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Death and Dying in Puritan New England: A Study Based on Early Gravestones, Vital Records, and other Primary Sources Relating to Cape Cod, Massachusetts

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine the time in which the Puritans lived in colonial New England. In groups, they research the Puritans view on life and death and discuss as a class. They read gravestones, diaries and other primary sources to discover...
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The Settlement of New England

For Teachers 8th - 11th
A thorough exploration of the Puritan Migration and settlement of Plymouth, this presentation is sure to engage your young historians with its clear maps and historical documents. The presentation differentiates the philosophies of...
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The Pilgrims: The Beaver Trade and Colonial New England

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Strange but true. The demand for beaver hats saved the Pilgrims. Find out how with a resource that includes a background essay about the First Thanksgiving and a video about the Pilgrim business model.
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For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students are divided into groups (3-5 students per group is recommended). Each group be assigned a region of Colonial America (New England, Middle, or Southern). They conduct research using various sources such as texts, library m
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Mapping Colonial New England: Looking at the Landscape of New England

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners understand the similarities and differences between English and Native American conceptions of the land and town settlement. They understand how the colony of Massachusetts developed and expanded. Students understand the...
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American Colonial Life in the Late 1700s: Distant Cousins

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students research how early colonists lived. They investigate late 17th century colonist's lives from Massachusetts and Delaware. Using their research, students write historical fiction in the form of friendly letters between the two...
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Differing Views of Pilgrims and Native Americans in Seventeenth Century New England

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Young scholars complete a graphic organizer comparing differing views.  In this compare and contrast lesson, students work in groups and read about the differing views of the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag Indians.  Young scholars use a...
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New England Colonies

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students study the New England colonies. For this colonies lesson, students use a directed reading-thinking method to learn about the New England colonies. Students follow the method to make predictions, read the text, and analyze the...
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The Brief American Pageant: Settling the Northern Colonies

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Experience the birth of the United States with this series of maps. Detailing settlements in New England, New Netherland, and New Sweden, this presentation would be a good companion to your lecture on early American History. It is...
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Colonial Identity

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students research and discuss the origins of the American colonies and explore how colonists were still influenced by English culture. As a follow-up project, students produce a portrait of an individual.
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Practice Test: Colonialism and the Foundations of American Democracy

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Which document introduced the idea of limited government? What is the official beginning of the American Revolution? From the colonial period to the establishment of the Constitution, this assessment includes 40 multiple choice questions...
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The Architecture of New England and the Southern Colonies as it Reflects the Changes in Colonial Life

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Young scholars compare and contrast the various types of architecture in the Southern colonies. Using slides, they discuss how the homes were made and the materials used. In groups, they identify how the types of homes reflected the...
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English Settlements: Religious Diversity

For Teachers 10th - 12th
There is so much to know about early British colonists in the Americas. This resource describes the religious diversity and acts found among the first colonies in New England. Starting with an in-depth discussion on the Mayflower...
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Colonial Regions of America 1689 - 1754 Worksheet

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this Colonial America activity, students color and label a map of the 13 colonies. They complete three more maps on which they label the major cities and waterways in New England, the Middle, and the Southern colonies. They answer an...
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Fishing and Trade in the Region of Northeast Colonial America

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate fishing and the economical effect it has on New England.  For this New England History lesson, 4th graders practice using New England fishing vocabulary and observe paintings and photographs from the area....
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American Life in the 17th Century: 1607-1692

For Teachers 10th - 12th
What was American life like during the 1600s? Help your class discover facts about the unhealthy conditions at Chesapeake Bay, the tobacco economy, Bacon's Rebellion, colonial slavery, the Salem Witch Trials, and colonial life. Slides...
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The Education of Women in Colonial America

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What educational opportunities were available to women during the colonial era in American history? How did the opportunities available to women differ from those for men? To answer this question, class members examine a series of...
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The Diversity of American Colonial Societies: 1530-1770

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
An extensive view of the demographic, environment and diversity found in early American colonial societies. Older learners are provided with a fairly clear image of the many different people who came to the New World. There is a lot of...
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Colonial America and The American Revolution

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
How did the founding of the American colonies lead to a revolution? Use the essential question and sample activities to guide learners through a series of history lessons. Additionally, the packet includes effective strategies to...
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Differences Among Colonial Regions

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Classes look at and analyze primary source images to explore the differences between the colonial regions during the Revolutionary era. They break into groups to tackle each region and then present their findings to the class. A final...
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For Teachers 1st
First graders summarize similarities and differences of life in England and America for the Pilgrims by reading a mini-book. Then, they write a journal entry in first person on what it is like to be a pilgrim in England and in America....
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The Difference between the United Kingdom, Great Britain, and England Explained

For Students 6th - 12th
Explore the differences between the United Kingdom, Great Britain, and England with a video that offers an in-depth look into each region and answers common questions about the surrounding countries. The video includes facts, engaging...

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