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Falling into Place; The Colonial Period of Georgia's History
Learners analyze the colonial period of Georgia's history as it relates to Georgia's economic growth and development. In this colonial period of Georgia, students describe Georgia's geographic region and give examples of the goods and services produced in the region.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 10 Views 40 Downloads
Comparison of American Colonies
Students explore the lifestyles of the American colonies. They conduct various activities according to their grade level including jigsaw research and creating a poster. Lesson includes primary source readings related to the topic.
3rd - 12th Social Studies & History 31 Views 272 Downloads
A Flip of Life in the 13 Colonies
Fourth graders create a flip book illustrating the 13 original colonies. They study the growth and development of each of the three groups of the original colonies. They use maps to observe and interpret geographic information and relationships.
4th Social Studies & History 35 Views 162 Downloads
The Restoration Colonies
Explore the earliest American cities in this presentation, which details the demographics, geography, and characteristics of New York, Pennsylvania, and the Carolinas, among others. These slides help to fill in the gap between the landing of the Mayflower and the American Revolution.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 9 Views 39 Downloads
Native Lands: Indians in Georgia , Losing Ground: Removal, 1802-1838
Learners investigate the removal of the Creek Indians from Georgia. Students read the story of the Creek removal from Georgia, locate sites mentioned on a map, and create a related timeline. Learners share their thoughts on the Creek removal with President Adams by choosing and using a communication method listed in the lesson plan.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 44 Downloads
American History Overview: February
Third graders examine and discuss the first permanent settlement in the New World at Jamestown, Virginia. They write responses to an excerpt from George Percy's journal, and trace the Middle Passage across the Atlantic Ocean for slave ships.
3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Design a Memorial
Learners research a leader from the colonial era using a variety of sources. They choose from a list of colonial Americans. While working in small groups they complete the research, and create a written and visual presentation which includes a memorial such as a park, bridge, or statue.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads