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32 resources with the concept the thirteen colonies

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Colonial North America

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Thirteen Original Colonies

For Teachers 5th - 12th
An outstanding lesson plan on the Thirteen Original Colonies, and the settling of Pennsylvania by William Penn is here for your learners. Valuable discussion takes place regarding how the colonies were settled, and some excellent...
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8th Grade U.S. History Task Study Packet

For Students 8th
Even a cumulative review can include main ideas, key events, supporting details, and critical thinking. An excellent 8th grade history review is yours for the taking. It includes topics that range from the thirteen colonies to post Civil...
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EngageNY Grade 4 ELA Module 2A, Unit 1: Building Background Knowledge: Life in Colonial America

For Teachers 4th Standards
Fourth graders delve into a variety of informational text types to begin building background knowledge on life in Colonial America. The unit engages learners in researching what life was like during this time by exploring how colonists...
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Word Choice: Using Academic Vocabulary to Apply for a Colonial Trade Job

For Teachers 4th Standards
Scholars reflect upon colonial jobs such as a blacksmith, cooper, shoemaker, and more. Together, the class writes a job application as a practice for working independently. Learners employ their experience in writing a job application of...
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Declaration of Independence

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Scholars work in pairs to decide whether leaders wrote the Declaration of Independence for the rich and powerful or for every man. To draw their conclusion, pairs read excerpts from two historians and complete a graphic organizer citing...
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Colonial America and The American Revolution

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
How did the founding of the American colonies lead to a revolution? Use the essential question and sample activities to guide learners through a series of history lessons. Additionally, the packet includes effective strategies to...
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Fourth of July (Grades 3-5)

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Bring history to life for your young scholars with a Fourth of July lesson series. After a class reading of the Declaration of Independence, students translate this pivotal document into layman's terms before working in small groups to...
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The American Revolution Introduction

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Young historians create a replica of Jamestown Virginia, analyze the Mayflower Compact, practice penmanship by copying a famous quote by William Bradford, and read a great informational text on the beginnings of colonial America with a...
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Thirteen Colonies Map Project

For Teachers 4th - 6th
How much did the geography of North America play a role in the formation of the thirteen colonies? Lead fourth, fifth or sixth graders on an adventure in cartography. Young historians create a map of colonial America, including major...
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Development of the English Colonies

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners research one of the original 13 colonies using the included worksheet. They also record their findings on a poster board to use during a class presentation. Students then take notes on the presentations using the provided...
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Colonial Jobs Pictionary

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Pictionary is a fun and effective way to add a visual element to lessons that encourage critical thinking. Colonial trades had specific tools and dress that make this game a perfect way to have students illustrate their understanding of...
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Colonial Vacation Planner

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Looking for a good lesson on the Colonial Period for your upper-elementary class? Then, this lesson is for you! They use website designs, U.S. travel publications, and maps to plan a family vacation to states which were part of the...
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Colonies Study Guide

For Students 6th - 9th
In this colonies worksheet, learners answer the questions about the Middle, Southern, and New England Colonies. There are 14 questions to answer.
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Worksheet #27 Questions - Middle Colonies

For Students 8th - 9th
In this middle colonies worksheet, students examine their knowledge through ten fill in the blank questions that relate to the aforementioned topic.
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Thanksgiving 2—The Pilgrim Story and My Immigrant Story

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
The tradition of the First Thanksgiving is really a story of immigration. Connect the feelings and customs of the early Pilgrims to the experiences of the immigrants in your class with an introduction to the 13 colonies, the Mayflower,...
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Guided Reading: African-Americans in the Thirteen Colonies

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Using the nonfiction book African Americans in the Thirteen Colonies, learners read segments about the origin and perpetuation of slavery in the colonies. Reading comprehension is assessed as the class discusses the text, and explores...
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Colonial Differences

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students play a matching game to differentiate between the thirteen colonies. In this thirteen colonies lesson plan, students learn about different beliefs and geographical differences.
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Cameo Portraits, the Colonial Period

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students create cameo pictures which were quite popular during the Colonial time period. They combine art and creative writing as an extension activity and present their creative project to the class.
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Changing Americans

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders compare and contrast colonial life with the present.
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Thirteen Colonies

For Students 2nd - 5th
In this thirteen colonies instructional activity, students write the capital city next to each star on the thirteen colonies. Students write 13 capitals.
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Thirteen Colonies Word Jumble

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this American colonies instructional activity, learners unscramble the letters in 20 words to spell vocabulary pertaining to the thirteen original colonies. There is a word bank provided.
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Make a Dried Bouquet

For Teachers K - 8th
Students examine how drying flowers was a popular hobby for Colonial women during the Colonial era in America. They read and discuss an instruction sheet, and create dried-flower bouquets that are hung upside down and tied with a string.
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Colony Trading Cards

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate the history of the thirteen colonies. They research when, where, why and how each colony was developed. They create trading cards to display research information.