Coming to America

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Relocating for better opportunities is difficult even in the modern world—just imagine what the British colonists endured. Scholars explore the topic with close reading, a graphic organizer, and group discussions. Learners also compare and contrast colonial economies to politics. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Have individuals write diary entries from the perspective of a pilgrim 
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires that users sign up for a free Newsela account to read the text set 
  • Students must join the appropriate class section to complete the quiz and writing prompt 
Pros

  • Offers an excellent variety of reading passages that present a thorough study of the topic 
  • Includes an extension activity and resource
Cons

  • None
Common Core