This is a project where students are create a flag for one of the 13 colonies and they are in a group with a total of 13 people to be able to put all of their flags together. There is a detailed rubric that goes along with this assignment. Students must also explain their reasoning for picking their design etc.
Both Middle and High School students like this project.
Directions: You will be creating a flag to represent one of the original 13 colonies. Each flag will need to represent the culture, history, and founding of the colonial culture during the time period we are studying. Your activity will also include limited group work. Work will be done in a group of 13, representing each of the 13 colonies, as well as, in regional groups representing the 3 regions of the English colonies. Final completion of the project will involve individual effort. Follow the rubric below for complete directions.