Children in Colonial America
Students, in teams, race to find answers to questions about Colonial America using the Internet and print sources. They make charts that compare and contrast colonial times with the present.
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A Ticket to Philly—In 1769: Thinking about Cities, Then and Now
While cities had only a small fraction of the population in colonial America, they played a significant role in pre-revolutionary years, and this was certainly true for the largest city in the North American colonies: Philadelphia. Your...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Benjamin Franklin: Goods and Services in Colonial America
Fifth graders examine the impact of Benjamin Franklin's ideas on the goods and services available in Colonial America as well as analyze the importance of Franklin to modern society. While listening to "How Ben Franklin Stole the...
5th Social Studies & History
Colonial America and The American Revolution
How did the founding of the American colonies lead to a revolution? Use the essential question and sample activities to guide learners through a series of history lessons. Additionally, the packet includes effective strategies to...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Your class members will bring history to life through an in-class reenactment of Bacon's Rebellion. Learners analyze primary source documents and images in order to understand the colonial rebellion, as well as to consider different...
5th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The US and WV: In Pursuit of Independence - Lesson 2
Eighth graders consider what it meant to be a patriot. In this U.S. and West Virginia government lesson plan, 8th graders watch a video and read a selection about patriots in colonial America. Students discuss the content of the sources.
8th Social Studies & History
Conflict and Captivity in the Colonies
Students examine the coexistence of Native Americans and colonist in colonial America. In this colonial America lesson plan, students research primary documents regarding Hannah Dustin and Mary Rowlandson's captures and releases at the...
7th - 11th Social Studies & History