Students investigate the reasons for settlement in colonial America. They read about and discuss how geographic location can impact community life, and participate in a debate on which colony would have been the best to live in at that time.
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Mexican Colonization Procedures
First, your emerging citizens learn to prepare a resumé. They then research Mexican colonization laws to find out what qualifications an empresario might need. They prepare a resumé for the empresario and compose a cover letter to help...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
How Do You Lose a Colony? Exploring What Became of John White’s “Lost Colony”
The mystery surrounding the disappearance of John White's colonists on Roanoke Island is not only a fascinating feature of European colonization history, but is also a great way for your young historians to engage themselves in the story...
5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Introducing The Most Heavenly Bodies In The Solar System
Young scientists identify the major bodies of this solar system through a fun and engaging anticipatory activitity. They will then apply knowledge gained through previous experiences as well as a short research activity to the task of...
5th - 6th Science
American Colonization Society Lesson Plan
Students read an article online "Colonization and Emigration" and break into debating groups. They research points that support their side, namely whether or not the American Colonization Society was for or against segregation. They...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History