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EngageNY Grade 4 ELA: Module 2A, Unit 2 - Case Study - Conducting Research on Colonial Americans

For Teachers 4th Standards
Use these 16 lessons to help fourth graders comprehend informational text as they read about different roles colonial Americans played on settlements. The class specifically studies the "wheelwright" trade and then break into groups to...

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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Ben Across the Curriculum: High School

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Benjamin Franklin: The man, the scientist, the inventor, the statesman, the legend. A 10-lesson collection introduces high schoolers to the many facets of Franklin’s character. Although developed for the International Traveling...

EngageNY Grade 4 ELA: Module 2A, Unit 3

For Teachers 4th Standards
Fourth graders continue their research on colonial life in America and build on knowledge gained in the first two units of the module. Taking that knowledge and putting it into a historical fiction narrative is the focus of this final...
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American Colonies

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students record information in a database about the three American colonies. They are comparing and contrasting them. They are to log into a given database and fill in the corresponding sections. Once it is filled in the similiarities...
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Empire and Identity in the American Colonies

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewThe American Revolution was born out of a European conflict that spilled over into North America—and the documents prove it! Using primary sources from the era of the French and Indian War, including British plans to try to unite its...
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13 American Colonies: Citizenship Question 64

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed
Help English learners prepare for their citizenship test with this presentation. Based on question 64 about the thirteen American Colonies, the slides simply list all thirteen states and their flags. Augment this slideshow with a lesson...
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The American Revolution: Creating a New Nation

For Teachers 10th - 12th
The American Government was founded on several major principles which led to the US Constitution, Federal System, and Bill of Rights. This presentation follows Colonial America on its journey from colony, to freedom fighter, to...
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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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A Colony is Born : Lesson 5 - Dear Mem

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Discover colonies! Young historians will listen to a primary source journal entry read aloud with a backdrop of wave sounds. They discuss the entry, add historical facts to a chart and personal insights to another. Then they listen to...
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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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Indian Nations vs. Settlers on the American Frontier: 1786–1788

For Teachers 8th - 12th
New ReviewOnce Americans won the Revolutionary War, their quest to gain land did not end. An interesting activity focuses on Americans' expansion into the frontier following the war and how it conflicted with Native Americans living in the area....
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The Brief American Pageant: Settling the Northern Colonies

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Experience the birth of the United States with this series of maps. Detailing settlements in New England, New Netherland, and New Sweden, this presentation would be a good companion to your lecture on early American History. It is...
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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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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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The American Revolution: 1775 - 1783

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Track the ins and outs and wartime strategies used by both the British and the Americans during the Revolutionary War. Multiple comparisons are made between both factions, maps, statistical data, images, and light text is used throughout...
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Comparison of American Colonies

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students explore the lifestyles of the American colonies. They conduct various activities according to their grade level including jigsaw research and creating a poster. Lesson includes primary source readings related to the topic.
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Book: The Original United States of America

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students, after reading Chapter One in the book, "The American Colonies' Sense of Who They Were," analyze the actions of the colonists as well as compare the similarities between the protests of the colonists and protests of today. They...
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Causes of the American Revolution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This is part five in a series of lectures given by a teacher. Basically, you are watching a teacher giving a lecture. He has maps behind him, and reads questions from a study guide to a test. Next, he answers the questions. This video...
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Beyond the Battlefield: A Virtual Field Trip to the Museum of the American Revolution

For Students 2nd - 8th Standards
Author Lauren Tarshis hosts a virtual field trip to the Museum of the American Revolution. Tarshis takes viewers on a behind-the-scenes tour stopping along the way to check out exhibits and interview Revolutionary War experts that work...
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American Revolution Simulation: Colonial History, Drama

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explain why the American colonies declared the independence, students should relate to that which is held most dearly i.e. life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. They participate in a drama that illustrates this.
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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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Spanish Colonies in South America

For Teachers 8th - 10th
How did the Spanish govern its South American colonies? This presentation provides a series of questions, images, and an informative outline for learners to ponder. They will review the colonial caste system, the encomienda system, and...
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Thirteen American Colonies

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research the Thirteen American Colonies. In small groups they conduct Internet research on a selected colony, organize their information using Inspiration or Timeliner computer programs, and design and present a gameboard that...

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