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Triangular Trade

For Teachers 5th - 7th
This lesson has it all, primary source documents, an interactive trade game, clear teacher background information, and sailing to the West Indies chance cards. You will play, trade, and live out the experiences of early colonists in...
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Reasons for Settling the New World

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
After studying the reasons settlers entered the New World, primary learners try to persuade others to enter this new land. Class members present their arguments in a variety of ways including posters, writings, and charts. Richly...
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American Colonial Life in the Late 1700s: Distant Cousins

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students research how early colonists lived. They investigate late 17th century colonist's lives from Massachusetts and Delaware. Using their research, students write historical fiction in the form of friendly letters between the two...
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American Revolution Simulation

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars explore the grievances of the American colonists. They relate to that which is held most dearly i.e. life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
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What They Left Behind: Early Multi-National Influences in the United States

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students research the impact of European voyages of discovery and colonial influence on different aspects of American culture. They access a number of online sources and reference maps to trace the influences of England, France, Holland,...
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Biotechnology Laboratory Research

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Learners participate in an extended laboratory research to experience how scientific information is obtained, upon which we build scientific knowledge and understanding.
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The Restoration Colonies

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Explore the earliest American cities in this presentation, which details the demographics, geography, and characteristics of New York, Pennsylvania, and the Carolinas, among others. These slides help to fill in the gap between the...
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Colonial North Carolina

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders are introduced to the conditions of North Carolina when it was still a colony. Using the internet, they research the political, religious and economic problems the colony faced and how they dealt with them. They also...
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Where Did Foods Originate? (Foods of the New World and Old World)

For Teachers K - 12th
What do papayas, peanuts, pineapples, and potatoes have in common? Why, they are foods explorers brought back to the Old World. Young researchers use the Internet to investigate how New World explorers helped change the Old World's diet....
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Role Playing the Civil War

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students role play the Civil War. In this Civil War lesson, students break into two groups: North and South. They complete activities that show which states belonged to each side, the reasons for the war on both sides, and the leaders. 
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Who was affected by North American Colonization and How?

For Teachers 5th
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,...
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Early America: Jeopardy Game

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders can put their knowledge of early American life, the 13 colonies, and maps to the test when they play this Jeopardy game. The game covers terminology, famous people, and geography related to Colonial American times. Note:...
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Living On The Moon

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars evaluate what life would be like living on the moon or another planet in our solar system.  In this science lesson, students create a colony that they would use to live in on the moon using Legos. 
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Sixth Grade Social Studies Test

For Students 6th
In this social studies worksheet, 6th graders complete multiple choice questions about weapons, colonies, Native Americans, and more. Students complete 30 questions.
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We The People: A History

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students play a game about taxation where they have tax collectors that simulate the feelings and reasons that led to the American Revolution. In this taxation lesson plan, students learn about why the people in the colonies were so...
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Colonial Regions of America 1689 - 1754 Worksheet

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this Colonial America worksheet, learners 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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President Who? Forgotten Founders and Their Capitols

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students explore the beginning of the United Colonies that were formed in 1774.  In this history lesson, students discuss the Articles of Confederation and then answer questions about the events surrounding the development of the colonies.
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On the Move! Lesson Five

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders research how the colonists traveled in the eighteenth century. In this transportation activity, 5th graders complete a graphic organizer about modes of transportation today. Then they discuss the differences for colonial...
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4th Grade Social Studies

For Teachers 4th
In this social studies worksheet, 4th graders answer multiple choice questions about colonies, the Revolutionary War, geography, and more. Students complete 25 questions.
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Fourth Grade Social Studies

For Teachers 4th
In this social studies worksheet, 4th graders answer multiple choice questions about wars, congress, colonies, and more. Students complete 25 questions.
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The Voices of Slavery

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders recognize and can describe the settlers of Early America. In this American colonies lesson, 4th graders research using primary and secondary sources, Native Americans, Europeans, and African Americans role in the colonies....
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Sponges, Cnidarians, Flatworms, and Roundworms

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this simple animals worksheet, students read information about sponges, cnidarians, flatworms, and roundworms and then complete a chart comparing and contrasting these groups of animals. This worksheet has 11 fill in the blank questions.
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The Disappearing Honeybees: Tracking Honeybee Decline

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students practice graphing and other math skills to track number of honeybee colonies present in United States since 1978, discuss major crops that are dependent on insect pollinators, and examine reasons for decline of United States...
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The Debate on Slavery

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Young historians research the debate over slavery; some students take the pro-slavery side and others the anti-slavery side. They take the role of a character such as a plantation owner, a legislator, a free Black, a slave, or a northern...