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We the People Level 2
Students explore U.S. history by participating in a government activity. In this Constitution lesson, students identify the role government plays in our society and the differences the British colonies had in the early 18th century. Students read assigned text which describes the historical event and complete worksheets and study questions.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 13 Views 145 Downloads
Questioning...and Early English Colony
Learners create questions about the Early English Colonies in pairs and trade their questions with other students and answer them. In this Early English Colonies lesson plan, learners either answer the question or use it as a discussion topic.
4th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
Impact of Colonialism: British Colonialism
Read the provided passage on the impact of British colonialism then complete the assignment. The class reads two paragraphs and then creates a t-chart showing the pros and cons of British imperialism in India.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 11 Views 87 Downloads
Self-Rule for British Colonies
In this cause and effect worksheet, students read noted textbook pages about British colonies. Students then complete a graphic organizer that requires them to note the causes and effects of the listed actions in colonies controlled by Britain.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 6 Views 28 Downloads
Colonial North America
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 independent work station, and great for note taking or for added interest during lecture.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 45 Views 127 Downloads
American Colonial Life in the Late 1700s: Distant Cousins
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 the lives and times they represent, students write historical fiction in the form of letters.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 37 Views 174 Downloads
Day Creek Squares: History Review Game
Is there an American Revolution test coming up in your class? If so, then you've just found a fun way to prepare your learners. They'll review various aspects related to the Jefferson presidency, the American Revolution, and the English colonies as they play a game similar to Hollywood Squares.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
Mapping the New World Lesson Plan
Students compare two maps of the same area from different time periods. In this American History activity, students look at two maps of the English colonies from 1636 and 1651. They discuss why the maps changed and predict maps from the 1700s and 1800s.
5th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 19 Downloads
The Colonial Legacy of Sierra Leone (W. Africa)
Young scholars investigate an in-depth study of civil strife in a former British colony fueled by 'conflict' diamonds. They examine how the violence and civil strife rampant in a particular West African nation has a lot to do with its colonial past.
11th - 12th Technology & Engineering 3 Views 8 Downloads
Kiskiack: Changing Architectural Landscape
High schoolers compare and contrast the changing Native and English colonial architectural landscape of the 17th and 18th centuries. Students research and evaluate how economic technology, and the environment reflected cultural changes in the country, then write about their findings.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
This one is on Colonization of the English Colonies
Students study the importance of geographic location which can determine the survival and progress of a colony. They also study the basic concepts of flag design and the basic types of symbolism expressed by many flags or banners.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 42 Downloads
When is Thanksgiving? Colonizing America
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 Massachusetts.
12 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
During the early part of the 20th century, Africa was considered a continent to be taken and tamed. Read about each of the European countries that scrambled for colonial possession of Africa. Slide are broken into mapped images showing which country colonized which part of Africa along with a description of how each country planned to claim their territory.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
The Secret Garden
Extend your study of the well-known novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett with the list of activities and discussion questions included here. Pupils can study the moors of England, grow their own gardens, research British colonialism, explore the relationships between characters, and more.
4th - 8th Language Arts 15 Views 11 Downloads