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The 13 Originals: Exploring the Who, When, Where, and Why Behind the 13 Original Colonies of Early AmericaLesson Planet
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...
When is Thanksgiving? Colonizing AmericaLesson Planet
12 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Settlement of the Plymouth and Massachusetts Bay Colonies of New EnglandLesson Planet
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...
Who was affected by North American Colonization and How?Lesson Planet
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,...
The Pilgrims: The Beaver Trade and Colonial New EnglandLesson Planet
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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.
The African and the Pequot in Colonial AmericaLesson Planet
10th - 12th
Students 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...
Mapping Colonial New England: Looking at the Landscape of New EnglandLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Learners 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...
Apples: A Class Act! (Grades Pre-K–3)Lesson Planet
Pre-K - 3rd CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Early American Education and Horace MannLesson Planet
7th - 12th
Learners analyze the contributions of Horace Mann. In this public education instructional activity, students research Internet and print sources regarding the history of American education, Mann.s life, the Morrill Act of 1862, and the...
Understanding Freedom: Catching "The Spirit of '76"Lesson Planet
Sixth graders complete activities about colonial history through an examination of art from the American Revolution period. In this history and art instructional activity, 6th graders define an iconic image, sing the song 'Yankee...
The Trading Post with the Most: Colonial Dorchester's Settlement and EconomyLesson Planet
Eighth graders explore the Dorchester settlement, In this American colonial history lesson, 8th graders examine primary resources and maps from the Dorchester trading post in order to learn about its contributions to the Revolutionary War.
Lemuel Moody and the Portland Observatory: The HistoryLesson Planet
3rd - 4th
Students are introduced to the history of the Portland Observatory. While watching a slide show, they determine where in the Observatory the image would be found. They are also shown different types of maps and discuss their uses.