Colonial America & 13 Colonies U.S. History | Interactive Notebook

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Support students’ reading skills with this interactive notebook and assessments surrounding the Colonial time period in the United States. There are 40+ pages of activities, plus a complete answer key. 

Topics Covered

  • Essential Questions Prompts
  • Early English Settlements
  • Compare and Contrast Activities
  • Vocabulary
  • New England, Middle Colonies, and Southern Colonies Chart & Map
  • The Puritans
  • King Philip’s War
  • Buy a House Activity
  • Vocabulary
  • Choose a Colony Activity
  • Life in the Colonies Activity
  • Governing the 13 Colonies
  • Comparing Colonial Governments to Today’s Governments Activity
  • Market Economy Activity
  • Economies of the 13 Colonies
  • Trade between Colonists and Native Americans Activities
  • Daily Life in the 13 Colonies
  • Benjamin Franklin
  • Education in the 13 Colonies
  • Recreation in the 13 Colonies
  • Introduction of Slavery – Cause & Effect Activity & Sequencing Activity
  • Triangular Trade Routes Activity, plus map of Africa and Europe
  • Rise of Slavery in the 13 Colonies – Cause & Effect Activity
  • Slavery’s Role and Impact in the 13 Colonies
  • Enslaved Africans’ Effect on American Culture
  • Vocabulary Flashcards
  • Quiz & Chapter Test

Teachers Love It!

  • What an excellent, comprehensive resource. This was so full of activities for my students and it is a great way to get the engaged in their learning. You can pick and choose what you want to use!” – JILL C. 
  • The resources were gave a very accurate and multi-perspective view of our founding as a country. Thanks for being inclusive!!” – Cybil P. 

Teacher Notes

Standards & Testing

  • Units cover the Florida standards for 5th grade social studies, which is U.S. Geography and U.S. History through Westward Expansion.

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Total Pages
104 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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