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13 Colonies: Early English - Roanoke, Jamestown, Plymouth & New England

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JUST ADDED FOR FREE - Additional Colonies: I was going to do this as a separate lesson; but have added another PowerPoint presentation, worksheet, quiz, and smart-board map - FOR NO ADDITIONAL COST

This lesson teaches students about the earliest European colonies in North America. Students will learn about the “Lost Colony” of Roanoke Island, Jamestown, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, Providence, Connecticut and New Hampshire. Content covered in this lesson includes:

• Events in England fueling the settlement of America: Defeat of the Spanish Armada & the Protestant Reformation
• Settling of Roanoke: Queen Elizabeth & Sir Walter Raleigh, Croatoan
• Settling of Jamestown: Captain John Smith, “Starving Time,” Pocahontas, John Rolfe, Tobacco, and the House of Burgesses
• Settling of Plymouth: the Reformation, Puritans, Separatists, the Mayflower Compact, Squanto, & Thanksgiving
• Settling of Massachusetts Bay Colony: The Great Migration, John Winthrop, religious persecution
• Providence: Roger Williams, & Anne Hutchinson
• Connecticut: Thomas Hooker’s congregation, the Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
• New Hampshire: John Wheelright

This lesson includes:

• Completed lesson plan with step-by-step instructions
• PowerPoint presentation
• Worksheet
• Flipped classroom video
• Guided notetaking file
• Smartboard activity
• Project based learning activity
• PDF’s provided for Google Doc & MAC users
• Bell ringers

Check out the YouTube video that goes with this lesson @ Mr. Raymond’s Civics & Social Studies Academy YouTube channel:

Early Colonies YouTube Video

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