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King Phillip's War: A Primary Source, Exploring Options, and Sachem's Speech Writing Activity
Learners study the causes and effects of King Philip's War. In this Native American history lesson, students examine the options that the Native Americans had in 1676 New England. Learners weigh the pros and cons of the situation and then write expository essays about the content of Sachem's speech.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 13 Downloads
King Philip's War of 1675
Students study King Philip's perspective and the Colonists' perspective of the war of 1675. In this war lesson plan, students read about the historical background of New England at this time, and the perspective from both sides. Then they answer short answer questions about it.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 13 Downloads
New Review Narrative of the Captivity Close Reading
The instructor models close reading, read aloud, think aloud, and text marking strategies before class members tackle Mary White Rowlandson's story of her experiences and reflections on the time spent as a captive during King Philip's War. The focus here is on investigating the Biblical allusions and historical references to better understand Rowlandson's narrative.
11th - 12th Language Arts 22 Views 18 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Writing Exercises: English Settlements in North America
A great writing exercise should have it all. This one requires learners to think critically about cause and effect, compare and contrast, and summarizing. They compose responses to five short answer questions regarding Spanish and English Settlements, the Treaty of Tordesillas, mercantilism, and King Philip's war.
9th - 11th Language Arts 16 Views 48 Downloads
Mapping Colonial New England: Looking at the Landscape of New England
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 causes of King Philip's War.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 27 Views 71 Downloads
Native American Presence in Deerfield, Massachusetts
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.
11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Differing Views of Pilgrims and Native Americans in Seventeenth Century New England
Students complete a graphic organizer comparing differing views. In this compare and contrast activity, students work in groups and read about the differing views of the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag Indians. Students use a graphic organizer to compare the two groups and hold a class discussion about what they learned.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 5 Views 55 Downloads
The Natives and the English
Dig deeper into our traditional understanding of the relationship between Native Americans and English settlers in colonial America. From early beginnings that saw mutually beneficial relationships among Native Americans and colonists for trading surplus goods, to conflicts of ideals on how land should be used, and finally detailing inter-tribal warfare and Native American resistance to colonization, this video will offer your learners a very comprehensive review of the topic.
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
History: New England Indian Wars
Students research English and Indian battles in New England. Working in groups, they examine the Bloody Brook Massacre and the falls fight. After completing battle summary worksheets, hold a class discussion to review the findings.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
New Review Colonial North America
This 54-slide PowerPoint outlines the significant events in the history of Colonial North America, beginning in 1603 with the ascendance of James I to the throne of England. Designed to accompany a lecture on this time period, the presentation could also be viewed outside of class prior to discussions and activities.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 7 Views 10 Downloads
Westward Expansion- How U.S. took possession of its land areas and effects on natives when settled
Students use textbooks and other resources to understand the westward expansion of the US and the influences and effects that it had on American culture.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 43 Views 37 Downloads
The Pursuit of Truth: Comparing Roger Williams and Martin Luther King Jr.
Fifth graders compare the life and times of Roger Williams and Martin Luther King Jr. In this life comparison lesson plan, 5th graders explore the key events that happened in each of their lives and fill out worksheets, write essays, and participate in a simulation about their lives.
5th Social Studies & History 11 Views 26 Downloads
The Settlement of New England
A thorough exploration of the Puritan Migration and settlement of Plymouth, this presentation is sure to engage your young historians with its clear maps and historical documents. The presentation differentiates the philosophies of Puritanism, Separatism, and how they came together over the planks of the Mayflower.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 18 Views 101 Downloads
Death and Dying in Puritan New England: A Study Based on Early Gravestones, Vital Records, and other Primary Sources Relating to Cape Cod, Massachusetts
High schoolers 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 more about their daily life.
9th - 12th Science 16 Views 30 Downloads
Conflict in the Frontier town of Deerfield
Students use primary sources to investigate, explore and represent varying perspectives on the 1704 Deerfield Raid. They consider the reasons Deerfield was at the center of English, French and Native American conflicts in the early 18th century.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Water: Our Most Important Beverage
Third graders complete a KWL chart on what they already know about water and what they want to know. As a class, they participate in an activity in which they discover the amount of drinkable water on Earth and are introduced to the water cycle.
3rd Science 3 Views 47 Downloads
Be a Historical Detective! Investigating and Interpreting a Historical Source
Learners examine historical sources by analyzing images in a slide-show. In this historical research lesson, students view a PowerPoint presentation of images from the U.S. in pre-Columbian times. Learners discuss the imagery among their classmates and analyze the relationship between the Native Americans and the colonists.
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 110 Downloads