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Meet the Puritans
In this English history activity, students study the Puritans by reading a few informative paragraphs of text and answering 1 fill in the blank question and 1 graphic organizer question.
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Settlement of the Plymouth and Massachusetts Bay Colonies of New England
Fifth graders research the history and culture of the earliest American colonies. In this social science activity, 5th graders read various primary source documents from the historical time period, answer comprehension and discussion...
5th Visual & Performing Arts
Young historians discover how slaves brought to America were active in their resistance to their enslavement, and work to dispel the typical stereotype of slaves as docile and passive peoples through discussion, notes, and a role-playing...
5th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Pennsylvania Colony: The Holy Experiment
Have your class explore U.S. history by discussing religion in the colonial era. Your fifth graders review the history of Pennsylvania and the conformist views placed upon immigrants to the country. Then, they read a letter Benjamin...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
British Colonization-Settling the Thirteen Colonies (1607-1733)
Young scholars study the thirteen colonies: geography, economics, politics, and religious groups. They explore early colonial life, and create a travel brochure, travel guide of the 13 Colonies, and word search.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History