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This BIG bundle has it all! The whole kit and kaboodle with all our 13 Colonies resources in one amazing unit! NOW this bundle includes a digital version for Google Classroom. This bundle has 20 leveled reading passages, organizers, comprehension and connection activities, map activities, slideshow presentation, task cards, BIG-MATS, unit test, and vocabulary.
This unit includes the following resources:
- Activity Pack (PDF) with Leveled Passages
- A Digital Version for Google Classroom
- Unit Test in Google Forms
- 90 slide PowerPoint Presentation
- Task Cards
- BIG-MATS Activity Mats
- Teacher Directions
- Answer Keys
With this complete unit on the 13 Colonies students will learn all about Life in the 13 Colonies with everything you need to explore the three different regions:
✔New England Colonies
This 13 Colonies MEGA Unit includes many interactive activities and learning opportunities for students with leveled reading passages about:
✔Life in the New England Colonies
✔Life in Mid-Atlantic Colonies
✔Life in Southern Colonies
✔Life on the Southern Plantations
✔Shipbuilding & Plows
✔Natural Resources in the 13 Colonies
This non-fiction resource includes informational articles and slides about trades, craftsmen, and artisans in Colonial times including:
✔Who am I? Flip-Up Activity
There are lots of interactive activities geared for 2-5th-grade students:
✔Maps for each region
✔Close Passages with Answer Keys
✔Brochure Activity for INB's
✔5-page Flip Book
✔Mystery Flaps Pages
✔Who am I? Colonial Jobs Activity
✔Spotlight on Vocabulary
In this 13 Colonies Activity Pack there are four parts:
1. Vocabulary Posters & Activities:
Introduce the vocabulary words with the real-life photo posters included. You could post these posters around the classroom and have students travel around to match up and define the words in their flip flaps or use them as a center activity. These colorful posters are excellent for a bulletin board display too!
2. Reading Passages:
Have students read the leveled passages about each region in the 13 Colonies: New England, Mid-Atlantic, and Southern Colonies. The informational articles focus on each region related to people, natural resources, climate, daily life, crops, houses, schooling, and economy.
There are graphic organizers and activities for students to complete at that center or learning station that ties it all together. Plus there are a map and mystery flaps activity pages to round out the activities. Also, this 13 Colonies Activity Pack includes character studies for the Puritans, Quakers, and the Southern Plantations.
3. Colonial Jobs:
Students can read about the artisans and craftsmen of the 13 colonies. There are character studies for:
There’s a hands-on “Who am I?” activity for students to figure out who each artisan it is from their job description. There’s also mini-focus info about merchants, brick-makers, wig-makers, coopers, town criers, and cabinet-makers that you could use with the Writing Prompt about choosing an apprenticeship.
4. PowerPoint Presentation:
There's a 100 slide PowerPoint presentation to teach all about the 13 Colonies Unit. It includes information about each region: New England, Mid-Atlantic, and Southern Colonies. It has vocabulary slides and a quiz to check for understanding.
Each slide has colorful scenes to help students connect to the information. The slideshow presentation can be used as a visual representation for the whole class to follow along and complete the organizers, at a computer center, or even for review at the end of the unit.
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