Massachusetts Bay Colony Teacher Resources
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When is Thanksgiving? Colonizing AmericaLesson Planet
12 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Settlement of the Plymouth and Massachusetts Bay Colonies of New EnglandLesson Planet
Fifth graders research the history and culture of the earliest American colonies. In this social science lesson plan, 5th graders read various primary source documents from the historical time period, answer comprehension and discussion...
Who was affected by North American Colonization and How?Lesson Planet
Conduct research on various aspects of American Colonization and explore how different groups were affected, including those involved in the Salem Witch Trials. Your class will read books, write journals, participate in class discussion,...
The Pilgrims: The Beaver Trade and Colonial New EnglandLesson Planet
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Strange but true. The demand for beaver hats saved the Pilgrims. Find out how with a resource that includes a background essay about the First Thanksgiving and a video about the Pilgrim business model.
The African and the Pequot in Colonial AmericaLesson Planet
10th - 12th
Students determine that the lands the English settled on were owned and inhabited by 70,000 Indians. They consider that the London Company sold land charters to the English, which gave them illegal title to lndian land and that the...
Mapping Colonial New England: Looking at the Landscape of New EnglandLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Learners 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...
Apples: A Class Act! (Grades Pre-K–3)Lesson Planet
Pre-K - 3rd CCSS: Adaptable
Discover the nutritional wonders of apples and get to know Johnny Appleseed with a plethora of learning experiences that cover subjects math, history, English language arts, health, and arts and crafts. Activities include an apple...