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American Colonial Life in the Late 1700s: Distant Cousins

Students explore daily life and its influences in the late 1700s for two families in different colonies- Delaware and Massachusetts by becoming historical detectives. After gathering information from artifacts to make inferences about the lives and times they represent, students write historical fiction in the form of letters.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 12th
Subjects
United States History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
5 days
Instructional Strategies
Project-Based Learning
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Year
2002
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