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From Colonists to Revolutionaries

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What was America like before it became the United States? Set the stage for the American Revolution with a collection of resources focused on Colonial America, including the cultural, political, and religious conflicts of the time.
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EngageNY Grade 4 ELA Module 2A, Unit 1: Building Background Knowledge: Life in Colonial America

For Teachers 4th Standards
Fourth graders delve into a variety of informational text types to begin building background knowledge on life in Colonial America. The unit engages learners in researching what life was like during this time by exploring how colonists...
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Colonial America and Revolution

For Teachers 8th Standards
The first series of lessons in this unit module examines George Washington's contributions to the Revolutionary War and as the first president of the United States. Scholars also consider Washington as a slaveholder and discuss attitudes...
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From Colonists to Revolutionaries

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What was America like before it became the United States? Set the stage for the American Revolution with a collection of resources focused on Colonial America, including the cultural, political, and religious conflicts of the time.
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Taking Notes Using a Graphic Organizer: Inferring About the Importance of Religion in Colonial America

For Teachers 4th Standards
Improve class understanding of colonial times by reading an informational text and filling out the accompanying graphic organizer. Class members work with a partner to read, take notes, make inferences, and synthesize information.The...
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Colonial Vacation Planner

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Looking for a good lesson on the Colonial Period for your upper-elementary class? Then, this lesson is for you! They use website designs, U.S. travel publications, and maps to plan a family vacation to states which were part of the...
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Mid-Unit 2 Assessment: Inferring About the Silversmith Trade in Colonial Times

For Teachers 4th Standards
The seventh lesson plan in this unit on colonial trade assesses fourth graders' ability to use details from an informational text to make inferences and create a piece of informative writing. The included assessment begins with learners...
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Taking Notes Using a Graphic Organizer: Inferring About Work and Play in Colonial America

For Teachers 4th Standards
What was life like in colonial America? Follow this lesson and your pupils will find out what people in colonial times did for work and for fun. Ask learners to compare and contrast the two texts and explain what the reading helped them...
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Colonial North America

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Showcase the religion, conflicts, daily life, and politics of Colonial North America. A very well-done presentation highlights all the major colonial groups, social norms, demographics, and political struggles of the time. Perfect for an...
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Inferring from a Primary Source: Close Read of Colonial Times Inventory

For Teachers 4th Standards
Teach your class about colonial America through an examination of primary documents. First though, start vocabulary notebooks for content-specific and academic vocabulary. Pupils can keep this record during the entire module. Once this...
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American Colonial Life in the Late 1700s: Distant Cousins

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students research how early colonists lived. They investigate late 17th century colonist's lives from Massachusetts and Delaware. Using their research, students write historical fiction in the form of friendly letters between the two...
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Should the Colonists Have Signed the Declaration of Independence?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Explore the Declaration of Independence in this US History instructional activity. Middle schoolers compare and contrast viewpoints of the Loyalists and the Patriots as they discuss the issue of colonial independence from Britain. They...
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Colonial Chores

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students examine contribution of colonial children to the economic livelihood of their families, and write short essays on one of several given topics.
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A Ticket to Philly—In 1769: Thinking about Cities, Then and Now

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
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...
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The Colonial Workers Web

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore how workers, both today and in colonial times, worked within their societies to produce specialized goods and services and became interdependent. They explain how people became less self sufficient in their economic...
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Learning About Colonial Times

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Learners research Colonial America. In this Colonial Times activity, students view the PBS Colonial House Interactivewebsite and create a timeline of important events during the Colonial period. Learners print and share their timelines.
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Time Marches On

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discover the times of Colonial America by creating a timeline.  In this U.S. History activity, students research a teacher-directed website about African Americans in early colonial times.  Students utilize their information to...
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Colonial Trades and Apprenticeships

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine and analyze culturally significant objects from colonial Boston. They construct a story around the life and work of Nathaniel Hurd from a list of keywords excerpted from a passage about Nathaniel Hurd. In addition, they...
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End of Unit 1 Assessment: Inferring and Synthesizing (From Two Texts) About Life in Colonial America

For Teachers 4th Standards
Close your colonial America unit with a performance-based assessment. Class members will show their proficiency in several skills including using details to back up inferences, determining the meaning of words in context,...
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Planning Ideas: Developing a Colonial Character Profile

For Teachers 4th Standards
The second lesson in a historical fiction series encourages pupils to develop a character profile of a colonial person, using research acquired in the previous unit. Learners prepare their historical fiction narrative by responding to a...
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Colonial Rules

For Teachers 9th - 11th
How did Colonists react to British rule prior to the American Revolution? Give your high schoolers a taste of oppression with this role-play activity, then let them come up with a revolution of their own. This excercise is intended to...
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What Was Everyday Life like in Colonial Virginia?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
What was everyday life like in Colonial Virginia? To find the answer cooperative groups work collaboratively to read an informational handout and complete a graphic organizer. The speaker of the group then shares their new-found...
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Learning About Farms in Colonial America: Explicit vs. Inferred Information

For Teachers 4th Standards
Aid your pupils in understanding the terms explicit and inferred while teaching them about colonial farmers. The third activity in the module, this plan builds off the previous activity and focuses heavily on inference. Learners analyze...
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Colonial Identity

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students research and discuss the origins of the American colonies and explore how colonists were still influenced by English culture. As a follow-up project, students produce a portrait of an individual.

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