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22 resources with the keyterm 13 colonies

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An Overview of the Thirteen Colonies

For Teachers 5th Standards
Your young historians will race to discover as much information as they can about the thirteen colonies, and will then work with partners to design an advertisement that will attract people to settle in a particular colony. 
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The 13 Originals: Exploring the Who, When, Where, and Why Behind the 13 Original Colonies of Early America

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Discover the stories behind each of the thirteen stripes on the American flag with this straightforward presentation. Complete with learning objectives, discussion questions, and solid information about each of the original thirteen...
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The Settlement of the Chesapeake

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Focusing on the Virginia and Maryland settlements in the 1600's, this presentation is a complete and thorough resource during a unit on Colonial America. It includes pictures, maps, and interesting discussion points for you to address...
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Topic Report Learning Organizer

For Teachers 3rd - 10th Standards
If you'd like to quickly access a simple graphic organizer designed for a class to divide and conquer a larger subject, then check out this resource. Assign class members to study a specific topic within a historical theme or event, and...
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Who Am I? Name the Colony

For Students 8th - 11th
For this colonial American worksheet, students identify 13 colonies based on the provided descriptions. Students then complete a writing prompt that requires them to create colonial brochures.
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AN EXAMINATION OF HOW GEOGRAPHICAL SETTLEMENTS LED TO AN ECONOMIC SYSTEM IN THE 13 COLONIES

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate and justify the geographic reasons why the colonists settled in the locations they did, and how this led to their economic system using a map of the original thirteen colonies.
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Colonial America Homeschool Lesson Plan

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Learners examine the history and influential people of the  Colonial American period. In this Colonial America lesson, students discover what daily life was like during Colonial times, and discuss the 13 original colonies. Learners will...
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The American Revolution

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this American Revolution worksheet, students read and discuss a 2 page article on The American Revolution, answer 2 statements with multiple choice answers and fill in 6 blanks to complete 6 facts referring to The American Revolution.
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Colonial Regions of America 1689 - 1754 Worksheet

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this Colonial America worksheet, students color and label a map of the 13 colonies. They complete three more maps on which they label the major cities and waterways in New England, the Middle, and the Southern colonies. They answer an...
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That's My Colony Project

For Students 4th - 6th
In this American colonies activity instructional activity, students choose one of the 13 original colonies to research in order to respond to 10 short answer questions.
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Georgia: the Buffer Colony

For Students 6th - 8th
For this United States history worksheet, students utilize a word bank of 10 terms or phrases to answer 10 fill in the blank questions about the colony of Georgia. A short answer question is included as well.
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The Coming of Independence

For Students 7th - 8th
Provide your learners with an opportunity to show what they know. Have them answer 10 questions on colonial America, 13 Colonies, colonial legislature, and popular sovereignty. There are 5 true/false and 5 multiple choice questions.
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Social Studies 7th Grade: American Revolution

For Teachers 7th - 8th
A basic overview of the events leading up to the Declaration of Independence, this presentation provides learners with key terms and facts about life in the thirteen original colonies. The final slide includes an assignment for students...
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From Sea to Shining Sea

For Teachers 5th
A solid, engaging discussion can really help students get excited about a particular topic. This teacher lead discussion get students thinking about the time it took for each of the 50 States to join the union, while considering...
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13 Colonies Crossword Puzzle

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this 13 colonies worksheet, students search for the colonies in a word search. Students search for the names of all 13 colonies that are given at the bottom of the page.
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Celebrate Colonial Maryland

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students research colonial Maryland. In this colonial Maryland lesson plan, students participate in a WebQuest to investigate how families led their lives long ago. Students compare family and city life from long ago and today. Students...
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A Flip of Life in the 13 Colonies

For Teachers 4th
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...
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13 Colonies Assignment

For Students 5th - 8th
In this colonial America worksheet, students respond to 6 short answer questions about the formation of the colonies and the countries that established each colony.
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Know Your 13 Colonies

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders study the thirteen colonies.  For this American History lesson, 7th graders analyze the historical origins and economic development of each colony.  Students create an original flag for a colony that reflects the colony's...
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Colonial America: The Original 13

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers work in small groups to research the initial history of two colonies and answering a list of questions. They then prepare a PowerPoint presentation or poster that includes all the findings of the questions and share...
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Weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation. In this history lesson, 6th graders consider the problems created when each colony had independent currencies. Students problem solve other related weaknesses.
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Early America

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders, in groups, study the differences between the 13 Original Colonies, then explore the relationship between the Revolutionary War and the Civil War.