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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 90 Views 151 Downloads
We the People Level 2
Young scholars 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. Young scholars read assigned text which describes the historical event and complete worksheets and study questions.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 21 Views 149 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 5 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 8 Views 30 Downloads
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 6 Views 15 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 13 Views 89 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 53 Views 188 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 4 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
Questioning...and Early English Colony
Students 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, students either answer the question or use it as a discussion topic.
4th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Mapping the New World Lesson Plan
Students compare two maps of the same area from different time periods. In this American History lesson, 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
This lesson has it all, primary source documents, an interactive trade game, clear teacher background information, and sailing to the West Indies chance cards. You will play, trade, and live out the experiences of early colonists in order to foster an understanding of triangular trade and English trade regulation occurring during the American Revolution.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 84 Views 768 Downloads
American Colonial Life in the Late 1700s: Distant Cousins
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 colonies.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 28 Views 136 Downloads
The "New" European Imperialism
Discuss European Imperialism using this resource. This is an online world history activity. Learners answer 20 questions regarding the new European Imperialism using drop-down menus to select their answers for each question. They can submit their answers to be scored.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 29 Views 182 Downloads
The Chesapeake Bay Watershed: A Timeline of Change, a Model for Change
Students compare historical maps with modern-day maps including specifically the Chesapeake Bay watershed. They research online the characteristics of life during the Chesapeake Bay watershed and identify the changes that have taken place.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 4 Views 9 Downloads
Here are some activities based on Flag Day. Activities include reading a passage, phrase matching, fill-in-the-blanks, multiple choice, spelling, sequencing, scrambled sentences, writing questions, survey, and writing. There is a total of 12 Flag Day activities in this resource.
5th - 10th Language Arts 13 Views 50 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