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13 Colonies Activities Unit Bundle | 13 Colonies Colonial America Unit

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5th - 8th, Homeschool
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This 13 Colonies Activities Unit includes 15 best-selling 13 Colonies resources and activities to teach Colonial Amerca, including the Spanish conquistadors, the Lost Colony, the horrific Middle Passage, Jamestown, the Puritan faith, Quakers and Puritans, and the Salem With Trials. This unit is Google 1:1 ready and is ideal for distance learning.

The 13 Colonies Unit includes the following resources:

✔ 1.) Where were the Spanish conquistadors able to easily defeat the natives? A DBQ!

✔ 2.) The Lost Colony: A CSI Student Investigation

✔ 3.) The Colony at Jamestown: A Mini-Unit!

This mini-unit includes 3 other lessons on Teachers Pay Teachers:

Sequencing Jamestown with Pictures: An Introduction the Nightmare!

The Colony at Jamestown: A Close Reading Activity!

Jamestown Fort Investigation!

✔ 4.)The Pilgrims: A Mini-Unit (3 activities!)

✔ 5.) Settling the 13 Colonies: A Scavenger Hunt! The 13 colonies!

✔ 6.) You Might Be A Quaker (or a Puritan) If... (Students compare Puritans and Quakers, then complete a writing assignment on the Quakers being Progressives)!

✔ 7.) Population Growth, The Quaker Religion, and Religious Freedom (Graph and Guided Notes Lesson)

✔ 8.) Comparing the Colony Regions: What are the characteristics of the New England, Middle, and Southern Colonies? What characteristics do the 13 colonies share? How are the colonies different?

✔ 9.) The Middle Passage Primary Source Investigation

✔ 10.) The Salem Witchcraft Trials - A CSI Student Investigation!

✔ 11.) The Settling the 13 Colonies Unit Test! This test contains 23 multiple choice questions, 5 geography fill-in-the-blanks, and 4 short answer questions that require more in-depth analysis. This file is in a .doc file so you can make modifications where necessary! Enjoy!

✔ 12.) 13 Colonies "I Can" Statements & Learning Goals! Log Format & Measurable Goals!


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Check out these great supplements to the 13 Colonies Unit:

13 Colonies Step-by-Step Guided PowerPoint

13 Colonies Interactive Notebook! Students Construct Learning on 13 Colonies!

Colonial Governments & US Constitution: How did the Colonies influence the US Constitution?

13 Colonies Trivia Challenge Review Game

13 Colonies Primary Sources! 5 Warmups for any 13 Colonies Unit! Differentiated!

13 Colonies Pre-Assessment! Measure content knowledge and skills! Editable!


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Total Pages
180 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 months
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6–8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
Analyze the relationship between a primary and secondary source on the same topic.
Distinguish among fact, opinion, and reasoned judgment in a text.
Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts.
Identify aspects of a text that reveal an author’s point of view or purpose (e.g., loaded language, inclusion or avoidance of particular facts).


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