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13 resources with the keyterm thirteen colonies

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Thirteen Original Colonies

For Teachers 5th - 12th
An outstanding lesson 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 handouts are...
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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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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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Changing Americans

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

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers 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...
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The 13 Colonies HyperStudio Presentation

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders research one of the original thirteen colonies and present their information in a HyperStudio project.
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Social Studies: Famous History

For Teachers 2nd
While a rudimentary overview of facts relating to U.S. History, this resource could be used as a starting point for a discussion of this topic. However, there is very little information included on each slide, and one of the terms used...
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Thirteen Colonies Word Jumble

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this American colonies worksheet, students 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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A Whole New World

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine a timeline of a sequence of events displaying how the colonies were founded. They analyze Jamestown and Plymouth recruitment posters, write journal entries, and play a Jeopardy game with questions about the colonies.
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British Colonization-Settling the Thirteen Colonies (1607-1733)

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Learners study the thirteen colonies: geography, economics, politics, and religious groups. They explore early colonial life, and create a travel brochure, travel guide of the 13 Colonies, and word search.
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Make a Dried Bouquet

For Teachers K - 8th
Learners 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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American Civilization

For Teachers 1st
First graders research and examine various events during the American Revolution. They locate the thirteen colonies on a map, create Boston Tea Party boats, and construct Paul Revere paper lanterns.
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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.