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187 resources with the keyterm colonial america

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A Ticket to Philly—In 1769: Thinking about Cities, Then and Now

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
While cities had only a small fraction of the population in colonial America, they played a significant role in pre-revolutionary years, and this was certainly true for the largest city in the North American colonies: Philadelphia. Your...
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Tension Between Conflict and Compromise

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners prepare for and participate in a debate and mock trial regarding laws broken during the Boston Tea Party. Several primary documents and a homework chart are included.
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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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Bacon’s Rebellion

For Teachers 5th - 11th Standards
Your class members will bring history to life through an in-class reenactment of Bacon's Rebellion. Learners analyze primary source documents and images in order to understand the colonial rebellion, as well as to consider different...
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Taking Notes Using a Graphic Organizer: Inferring About the Importance of Religion in Colonial America

For Teachers 4th Standards
Improve class understanding of colonial times by reading an informational text and filling out the accompanying graphic organizer. Class members work with a partner to read, take notes, make inferences, and synthesize information.The...
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Taking Notes Using a Graphic Organizer: Inferring About Work and Play in Colonial America

For Teachers 4th Standards
What was life like in colonial America? Follow this lesson and your pupils will find out what people in colonial times did for work and for fun. Ask learners to compare and contrast the two texts and explain what the reading helped them...
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End of Unit 1 Assessment: Inferring and Synthesizing (From Two Texts) About Life in Colonial America

For Teachers 4th Standards
Close your colonial America unit with a performance-based assessment. Class members will show their proficiency in several skills including using details to back up inferences, determining the meaning of words in context,...
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Learning About Farms in Colonial America: Explicit vs. Inferred Information

For Teachers 4th Standards
Aid your pupils in understanding the terms explicit and inferred while teaching them about colonial farmers. The third activity in the module, this plan builds off the previous activity and focuses heavily on inference. Learners analyze...
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Discovering the Topic: Inferring and Confirming Using Evidence

For Teachers 4th Standards
Allow your class to figure out what they will be studying through an inquiry-based anticipatory set that involves analysis of mystery documents and practice with making inferences. The lesson plan document includes a detailed description...
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King of Prussia Inn: Exploring Historic Places

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners of any age examine the significance of historic sites, how we understand those sites, and what they mean in terms of history and the culture of the past. They look at maps, artifacts, and data taken from archaeological sites to...
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History Review: Colonial America

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Explore key moments in American history with the click of a mouse! Learners read 50 questions from different eras in early America, and watch the rest of the presentation to find more questions to answer.
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Day Creek Squares: History Review Game

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Is there an American Revolution test coming up in your class? If so, then you've just found a fun way to prepare your learners. They'll review various aspects related to the Jefferson presidency, the American Revolution, and the English...
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Interpreting Foundation Documents of the American Republic

For Teachers 10th - 11th Standards
Explore early American documents that qualify as primary sources. Tenth and eleventh graders use the provided worksheets to analyze the texts of the Articles of Association, the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation,...
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The Declaration of Independence

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Learners analyze the Declaration of Independence. They identify and describe various sections of the document then discuss how the colonists responded to it. As a culminating activity, they write their own declarations of independence as...
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Lesson 7: Loyalist vs. Patriot : Who am I?

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders consider what made colonists Patriots or Loyalists. In this colonial America lesson, 10th graders research primary and secondary sources to prepare for a historical role play activity that requires them to act as Patriots...
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Give Me Liberty

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders determine how the colonial experience led to the thirst for American independence. In this American Revolution lesson, 10th graders explore the effects of colonial self-government on rebelling from British control. Articles...
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Lesson 2: Religion and the Argument for American Independence

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young scholars examine how religion affected arguments justifying American independence. They read and analyze primary source documents, and write an essay analyzing how Americans used religious arguments to justify revolution against a...
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Meet Hannah the Weaver

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Young scholars analyze primary and secondary sources to explore slavery and emancipation, and write letter or diary entry from point of view of slave Hannah Harris or plantation owner Robert Carter. Students then dramatize their creative...
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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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Tribes and Colonists

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Native American culture and lifestyle in colonial America are the backdrop for these tasks aimed at improving writing and research skills. Young researchers use graphic organizers, journals, creative writing through story telling,...
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American History: Vocabulary

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Preview vocabulary common to lessons or units on regarding colonial America. Each slide provides a simple definition of a word, event, or concept-related life in early America. There are 20 different terms.
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Early Agricultural Knowledge Crossword Puzzle

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this agricultural history worksheet, students use the 25 provided clues to complete the crossword puzzle about early agricultural practices in colonial America.
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Conflict and Captivity in the Colonies

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Learners examine the coexistence of Native Americans and colonist in colonial America. In this colonial America lesson, students research primary documents regarding Hannah Dustin and  Mary Rowlandson's captures and releases at the hands...
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Early Contacts: Native American and European Women in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary resources. In this colonial America lesson, students examine the relationships between Native American women and European women who encountered one another in the new colonies.