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Colonial America Homeschool Lesson Plan
Students examine the history and influential people of the Colonial American period. In this Colonial America lesson, students discover what daily life was like during Colonial times, and discuss the 13 original colonies. Students will research interesting facts that pertain to each colony, then select one influential colonist and write about.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 21 Views 88 Downloads
End of Unit 1 Assessment: Inferring and Synthesizing (From Two Texts) About Life in Colonial America
Close your colonial America unit with a performance-based assessment. Class members will show their proficiency in several skills including using details to back up inferences, determining the meaning of words in context, and synthesizing information from two texts on the same topic.
4th Language Arts 47 Views 82 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Taking Notes Using a Graphic Organizer: Inferring About Work and Play in Colonial America
What was life like in colonial America? Follow this instructional activity and your pupils will find out what people in colonial times did for work and for fun. Ask learners to compare and contrast the two texts and explain what the reading helped them understand about colonial times by taking notes on details and inferences.
4th Language Arts 64 Views 85 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Colonial America Introduction
Students watch a teacher presented Readers Theater about Colonial America to introduce the students to the topic. In this Colonial America lesson, 4th graders recreate a timeline of early American history, using unconventional materials.
4th Social Studies & History 12 Views 90 Downloads
Colonial America: Causes Of The American Revolution
Students examine the causes of the American Revolution. In this colonial America lesson, students read handouts regarding the sequence of events that led to the commencement of the war. Students complete the provided worksheets and participate in the provided simulation.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 48 Views 307 Downloads
Students engage in a variety of activities regarding Colonial America. They write and perform a puppet play; write a product advertisement and a news article; draw a political cartoon; and write a persuasive letter to get others to come to America, too.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 10 Views 9 Downloads
Taking Notes Using a Graphic Organizer: Inferring About the Importance of Religion in Colonial America
Improve class understanding of colonial times by reading an informational text and filling out the accompanying graphic organizer. Class members work with a partner to read, take notes, make inferences, and synthesize information.The lesson does not provide a copy of If You Lived in Colonial Times, so you will need to find the text.
4th Language Arts 88 Views 112 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Learning About Farms in Colonial America: Explicit vs. Inferred Information
Aid your pupils in understanding the terms explicit and inferred while teaching them about colonial farmers. The third lesson in the module, this plan builds off the previous lesson and focuses heavily on inference. Learners analyze a photograph and read an article about colonial farmers, filling out a graphic organizer, and collaborating with others as they work.
4th Language Arts 42 Views 77 Downloads CCSS: Designed
COLONIAL AMERICAN VILLAGES
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
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 9 Views 121 Downloads
Grade 4: Module 2A: Unit 1: Lesson 7 Paragraph Writing: The Role of Religion in Colonial America
Informative writing is emphasized in the standards. Help your learners reach that goal with the plan for paragraph writing outlined here. After reviewing the work from the day before and adding to their vocabulary notebooks, class members examine a model paragraph and then write and share organized, informative paragraphs about religion in colonial America.
4th Language Arts 30 Views 22 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Student demonstrates knowledge of the factors that shaped colonial America by comparing and contrasting life in the New England, Mid-Atlantic, and Southern colonies, with emphasis on how people interacted with their environment.
5th - 6th Social Studies & History 7 Views 50 Downloads
School In Colonial America
Students complete pre reading, writing, and post reading activities for the book School In Colonial America. In this guided reading lesson plan, students complete writing, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions, have discussions, and more.
1st - 2nd Language Arts 4 Views 33 Downloads
Discovering The Topic: Inferring and Confirming Using Evidence
Allow your class to figure out what they will be studying through an inquiry-based anticipatory set that involves analysis of mystery documents and practice with making inferences. The activity document includes a detailed description of procedures as well as the mystery items and graphic organizers that your class will need to complete the assignment.
4th Language Arts 72 Views 117 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Colonial American Curators
Fifth graders use online resources, interviews with experts, and background knowledge from their classroom instruction to design a Colonial American exhibit for a Maryland museum. They work in partner groups to explore the online content.
5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 12 Downloads
Fourth graders explore the Stono Rebellion. In this Colonial America lesson, 4th graders research the Stono Slave Rebellion using primary and secondary sources. Students study how the rebellion affected the treatment of slaves in America.
4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads