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The Massachusetts Bay Colony

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this Massachusetts Bay Colony worksheet, students read information and assess comprehension and vocabulary skills. In this multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, and true or false worksheet, students answer ten questions.
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For Teachers 7th - 8th
A few vital statistics about the Mayflower, and a note here and there regarding Plymouth and the Massachusetts Bay Colony make this a good review tool. Leaners are given basic facts about Puritanism, Puritan theology, and the effects of...
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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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Colonies Study Guide

For Students 6th - 9th
In this colonies worksheet, learners answer the questions about the Middle, Southern, and New England Colonies. There are 14 questions to answer.
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Calvinism and Puritans

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Now your class can discuss Calvinism and Puritans like true academic. How, you ask? Because they've heard a lecture based on the presentation you've just found. Containing informational text, each slide gives basic differences between...
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Colonizing the Bay

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders review the goals of John Winthrop.  In this American History lesson plan, 11th graders read Winthrop's speech and summarize his key points.  Students predict the possibilities for success and failure in the Massachusetts...
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Puritan Massachusetts: Theocracy or Democracy?

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Was Puritan society governed as more of a theocracy or democracy? After comparing and contrasting a series of primary source documents, middle and high schoolers form small groups and debate the question.
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Marvelous Massachusetts! Pg. 1

For Students 4th - 5th
In this history of Massachusetts worksheet, learners read several paragraphs about the history, climate, landscape, natural resources, economy, famous people, and education for the state. Students then answer several questions about the...
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When is Thanksgiving? Colonizing America

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Discover the first attempts made to colonize and establish the first permanent English colonies in the North American region, from Sir Walter Raleigh's colony at Roanoke and settlement at Jamestown, Virginia to colonies in Maryland and...
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Settlement of the Plymouth and Massachusetts Bay Colonies of New England

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders research the history and culture of the earliest American colonies. In this social science lesson plan, 5th graders read various primary source documents from the historical time period, answer comprehension and discussion...
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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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The Pilgrims: The Beaver Trade and Colonial New England

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Strange but true. The demand for beaver hats saved the Pilgrims. Find out how with a resource that includes a background essay about the First Thanksgiving and a video about the Pilgrim business model.
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Marvelous Massachusetts

For Students 5th
In this Massachusetts learning exercise, 5th graders read a 3 page passage about the state. Students respond to 3 multiple choice questions about the passage and put 8 sentences in the correct chronological order as they happened in...
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John Winthrop

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 49 multiple choice questions about John Winthrop. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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The African and the Pequot in Colonial America

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners determine that the lands the English settled on were owned and inhabited by 70,000 Indians. They consider that the London Company sold land charters to the English, which gave them illegal title to lndian land and that the...
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New England News: All You Need to Know About the New England Colonies

For Teachers 3rd
Students explore the New England colonies inj this five lessons unit. The colonies of plymouth Rock, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, and Connecticut are highlighted through a variety of techniques.
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Mapping Colonial New England: Looking at the Landscape of New England

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students understand the similarities and differences between English and Native American conceptions of the land and town settlement. They understand how the colony of Massachusetts developed and expanded. Students understand the...
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Apples: A Class Act! (Grades Pre-K–3)

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Discover the nutritional wonders of apples and get to know Johnny Appleseed with a plethora of learning experiences that cover subjects math, history, English language arts, health, and arts and crafts. Activities include an apple...
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Which of You Is A Witch?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students gain comprehensive background knowledge of the Salem witch trials in preparation for reading Arthur Miller's The Crucible. They participate in a role-play activity designed to simulate a modern day witch-hunt.
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What is the (No) Establishment Clause?

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students engage in a lesson provides the historic background of the religious liberty clauses of the First Amendment. They focus on the establishment clause. They judge whether there has been a violation of the establishment clause.
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Escaping Persecution

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Pilgrims, puritans, and Pennsylvania are all featured in a reading comprehension worksheet that asks kids to read a short passage about these early settlers and then to answer a series of questions based on the article.
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Pilgrims and Puritans

For Teachers 11th - 12th
With graphic organizers galore, learners will follow the changes of church and state in early colonial America. They look at the differences between the pilgrims and the puritans in terms of beliefs and life ways. Myths and...
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Learning To Summarize

For Students 4th - 6th
In this learning to summarize worksheet, students interactively answer 10 multiple choice questions about summarizing information from a given passage, then click to check their answers.
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Mapping Community Values

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Pupils discuss the origin of various maps focusing on the values behind them. Students also explore how human needs and geography influence community settlement patterns. Pupils extend learning by creating and mapping their own ideal...

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