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The Massachusetts Bay Colony

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this Massachusetts Bay Colony learning exercise, students read information and assess comprehension and vocabulary skills. In this multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, and true or false learning exercise, students answer ten questions.
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Colonizing the Bay

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders review the goals of John Winthrop.  In this American History lesson plan, 11th graders read Winthrop's speech and summarize his key points.  Students predict the possibilities for success and failure in the Massachusetts...
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The 13 Originals: Exploring the Who, When, Where, and Why Behind the 13 Original Colonies of Early America

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Discover the stories behind each of the thirteen stripes on the American flag with this straightforward presentation. Complete with learning objectives, discussion questions, and solid information about each of the original thirteen...
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Calvinism and Puritans

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Now your class can discuss Calvinism and Puritans like true academic. How, you ask? Because they've heard a lecture based on the presentation you've just found. Containing informational text, each slide gives basic differences between...
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Settlement of the Plymouth and Massachusetts Bay Colonies of New England

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders research the history and culture of the earliest American colonies. For this social science lesson, 5th graders read various primary source documents from the historical time period, answer comprehension and discussion...
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Who was affected by North American Colonization and How?

For Teachers 5th
Conduct research on various aspects of American Colonization and explore how different groups were affected, including those involved in the Salem Witch Trials. Your class will read books, write journals, participate in class discussion,...
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Puritan Massachusetts: Theocracy or Democracy?

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Was Puritan society governed as more of a theocracy or democracy? After comparing and contrasting a series of primary source documents, middle and high schoolers form small groups and debate the question.
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The African and the Pequot in Colonial America

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students determine that the lands the English settled on were owned and inhabited by 70,000 Indians. They consider that the London Company sold land charters to the English, which gave them illegal title to lndian land and that the...
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When is Thanksgiving? Colonizing America

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Discover the first attempts made to colonize and establish the first permanent English colonies in the North American region, from Sir Walter Raleigh's colony at Roanoke and settlement at Jamestown, Virginia to colonies in Maryland and...
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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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John Winthrop

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, high schoolers respond to 49 multiple choice questions about John Winthrop. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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New England News: All You Need to Know About the New England Colonies

For Teachers 3rd
Students explore the New England colonies inj this five lessons unit. The colonies of plymouth Rock, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, and Connecticut are highlighted through a variety of techniques.
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Mapping Colonial New England: Looking at the Landscape of New England

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students 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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Colonial North America

For Teachers 8th - 11th
This 54-slide PowerPoint outlines the significant events in the history of Colonial North America, beginning in 1603 with the ascendance of James I to the throne of England. Designed to accompany a lecture on this time period, the...
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Apples: A Class Act! (Grades Pre-K–3)

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Discover the nutritional wonders of apples and get to know Johnny Appleseed with a plethora of learning experiences that cover subjects math, history, English language arts, health, and arts and crafts. Activities include an apple...
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Escaping Persecution

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Pilgrims, puritans, and Pennsylvania are all featured in a reading comprehension worksheet that asks kids to read a short passage about these early settlers and then to answer a series of questions based on the article.
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Which of You Is A Witch?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers gain comprehensive background knowledge of the Salem witch trials in preparation for reading Arthur Miller's The Crucible. They participate in a role-play activity designed to simulate a modern day witch-hunt.
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Pilgrims and Puritans

For Teachers 11th - 12th
With graphic organizers galore, learners will follow the changes of church and state in early colonial America. They look at the differences between the pilgrims and the puritans in terms of beliefs and life ways. Myths and...
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Religious Dissent

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students perform a readers theater about Anne Hutchinson and her religious dissent. In this religious dissent lesson plan, students re-enact her trial through the reader's theater.
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Learning To Summarize

For Students 4th - 6th
In this learning to summarize worksheet, students interactively answer 10 multiple choice questions about summarizing information from a given passage, then click to check their answers.
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Puritans Lesson Plan

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students determine if the Puritans were selfish or selfless.  In this American history lesson plan, students read two Puritans documents, answer guiding questions on a worksheet, and use evidence from the documents to write whether the...
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Connecticut

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this Connecticut worksheet, students read about the history of Connecticut and answer true and false questions about it. Students complete 10 true and false questions.
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Uncovering The Truth

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate the social and religious contexts that surrounded the Salem Witch Trials. The research is guided using the worksheets included in the lesson plan. The culminating assignment is writing an editorial of personal...
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Mapping Community Values

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students discuss the origin of various maps focusing on the values behind them. Students also explore how human needs and geography influence community settlement patterns. Students extend learning by creating and mapping their own ideal...

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