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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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Colonial Trades and Apprenticeships

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine and analyze culturally significant objects from colonial Boston. They construct a story around the life and work of Nathaniel Hurd from a list of keywords excerpted from a passage about Nathaniel Hurd. In addition, they...
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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 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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The American Revolution Introduction

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Young historians create a replica of Jamestown Virginia, analyze the Mayflower Compact, practice penmanship by copying a famous quote by William Bradford, and read a great informational text on the beginnings of colonial America with a...
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Colonial Currency

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders develop a common currency. In this colonial currency lesson, 5th graders exchange beads, rice, coins, and paper bills for goods and services. Students explore web tools to research ways colonists used money, even if it was...
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Lesson 11: Printed Materials (Ads and Broadsides) 1780-1820

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students use primary resources (gazettes, broadsides, advertisements) to consider life at the turn of the 18th century in Deerfield, Massachusetts. They infer observations about life in the nascent United States.
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Road To Revolution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine events that occurred and explore the differing sentiments between the British and American colonists in the years leading up to the American Revolution. They view and discuss a video on the events then analyze quotes...
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General George Washington In Massachusetts — 1775–1776

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Who was George Washington? What were the events and principles that formed his character and made him the man he was? To gain insight into this amazing individual, pupils examine multiple primary source materials, from his childhood...
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Marvelous Massachusetts! Pg. 1

For Students 4th - 5th
In this history of Massachusetts worksheet, students read several paragraphs about the history, climate, landscape, natural resources, economy, famous people, and education for the state. Students then answer several questions about the...
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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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Conflict and Compromise

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Young scholars examine opinions about the Boston Tea Party. In this colonial America activity, students analyze several primary sources about the Tea Party and then write essays that reveal efforts to compromise as well as efforts to...
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The Horse America Throwing His Master

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Young scholars create timelines that span from the Seven Years' War to the Treaty of Paris. In this colonial America lesson plan, students research the provided primary images and documents from the era as well as information about...
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Marvelous Massachusetts

For Students 5th
In this Massachusetts worksheet, 5th graders read a 3 page passage about the state. Students respond to 3 multiple choice questions about the passage and put 8 sentences in the correct chronological order as they happened in history.
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Native American Presence in Deerfield, Massachusetts

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine how in this volatile period, colonial powers and Native groups competed for trade goods and land, coming into conflict repeatedly. They also explore primary and secondary sources.
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A Research Project: A Discussion of the Recreating and Populating of a Colonial Village

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Primary source research, secondary source readings, and discussion provide the understanding necessary for students to create a colonial persona, and simulate a situation appropriate for this person, time, and place. While the lesson...
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Colonial Silver and Tea

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine silver pieces from colonial Boston in order to determine the social context of these objects. They compare signs of social status in colonial Boston with those of today by looking at the associated visuals.
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The Emerging American Identity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students define what it meant to be an American early on in the nation's history. In this American identity lesson, students examine the noted quotations and determine what was meant by each of the authors with regards to an American...
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Planning for the Voyage - Pilgrim Study Unit

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students locate Plymouth, MA, Hudson River, Cape Cod, Holland and England on a map. They identify the reasons the Pilgrims came to the New World and explain how the investors and the colonists would each benefit from a new colony. After...
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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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American Colonial Life in the Late 1700s: Distant Cousins

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore daily life and its influences in the late 1700s for two families in different colonies- Delaware and Massachusetts by becoming historical detectives. After gathering information from artifacts to make inferences about...
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The Trading Post with the Most: Colonial Dorchester's Settlement and Economy

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore the Dorchester settlement, In this American colonial history instructional activity, 8th graders examine primary resources and maps from the Dorchester trading post in order to learn about its contributions to the...
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Colony of Massachusetts

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders recall the reasons why the Pilgrims came to the New World. They ideology and compare and contrast the ideology of the Puritans and Roger iams. They study the colony of New York.
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The Battle of Bunker Hill: Now We Are at War (42)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze historical and modern accounts of the Battle at Bunker Hill, and explain the importance of the Battle of Bunker Hill. They investigate and research their own community history for any significant events.