Colonial America Bundle

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5th - 6th, Homeschool
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After completing the activities in this bundle, your students will be Colonial America experts. The lessons and activities in this bundle are sure to spark your students' enthusiasm about history!

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The New England Colonies: An Active, Engaging Unit

Contents of this unit:

New England Colonies: Mixed Map Activity

Who were the Puritans?

* Informational passages

* "Puritan Life in New England" book for students to create-You may staple the

pages together to create a little book OR use these small pages as frames in

an interactive notebook

Who was Anne Hutchinson? and Who was Roger Williams?

* Informational Passages

* Shrinking Biographies Contest Activity

Town Meetings in New England

* Informational Passage

* Town Meeting Discussion Activity

Indentured Servants and Enslaved Individuals

* Informational Passage

* Compare/Contrast Activity

Social Classes and Individuals in the New England Colonies

* Information cards

* Who Said It? Worksheet

New England Schools

* Informational Passage

* Primary Source Activity: New England Primer, 1721

* Comparing/Contrasting New England Schools with Today’s Schools

The Economy of the New England Colonies

* Informational passage

* Sort activity

New England Colonies: Settlement Patterns

* Informational passage

* Diagram activity

King Philip’s War

* Informational passage

* Answer flaps activity

* Primary Source activity: Edward Randolph’s report of King Philip’s War in New

England, 1675

Middle Passage

* Informational passage

* Cooperative Group Frames activity

* Primary Source activity: The Writings of Olaudah Equiano

New England Colonies Scoot Game- A student favorite!

New England Unit Test - Includes Answer Key!

The Middle Colonies: An Active, Engaging Unit

Contents of this unit:

Middle Colonies Mixed Map Activity

Triangular Trade Routes

* Information sheet and Desk Diagram Activity

Benjamin Franklin: Colonial Genius

* Information sheet and Collage Activity

William Penn

* Information sheet and Answer Flaps Activity

Middle Colonies Mini-Lesson Cards and Activities

* What were the Breadbasket Colonies?- Information plus Flap


* Who were the Quakers?- Information plus Quaker Quotes


* Labor in the Middle Colonies- Information plus Circle Map


* Social Classes in the Middle Colonies- Information plus

Pyramid Activity

* Government in the Middle Colonies- Information plus

Sentences Activity

* The Economy of the Middle Colonies- Information plus Puzzle


Who was an Apprentice?

* Information with Advantages/Disadvantages Activity

* Apprenticeship Application (six trades listed)

Primary Source Print- The Accident in Lombard Street,

Philadelphia 1787: Copy this page on a lighter setting so that

the details of the print are clear to students.

Middle Colonies Scoot Game- A student favorite!

Middle Colonies Unit Test - Includes Answer Key!

The Southern Colonies: An Active, Engaging Unit

Contents of this unit:

Southern Colonies Mixed Map Activity

The Founding of the Southern Colonies

* Information sheet and Chart Activity

Mini-Biographies-Lord Baltimore & James Oglethorpe

* Biographies and Flap Activities

Economy of the Southern Colonies-Agriculture and Exports

* Information sheet and Product Map Activity

Life on a Large Southern Plantation

* Information sheet and Booklet Activity

Slaves and Indentured Servants-The Backbone of the Southern Economy

* Information sheet and Statement Check Activity

Religion in the Southern Colonies

* Information sheet and Foldable Triangle Activity

Government in the Southern Colonies

* Information sheet and Foldable Triangle Activity

Native Americans in the Southern Colonies

* Information sheet and questions

Social Classes in the Southern Colonies

* Information sheet and Match & Quote Activity

Southern Colonies Scoot Game- This is a fun review game that includes plenty of chances for students to move!

Southern Colonies Unit Test - Includes Answer Key!

Comparing the Colonial Regions Activity Pack

Contents of this activity pack:

Can you locate each colony on a map?

Study Guide and Quiz

The Thirteen Colonies: Culture

Triple Venn Diagram Activity

The Thirteen Colonies: Religion

Sort Activity

Compare Major Religious Groups: Puritans and Quakers

Compare and Contrast Activity

The Thirteen Colonies: Indentured Servants and Slaves

Make a Matchbook Activity

The Thirteen Colonies: Government

Create a Tab-Lock Book

The Thirteen Colonies: Economies

Flap Activity

Thirteen Colonies Small Group Review Game

Pass the Envelope

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Keep the momentum going! The Road to Revolution is the next step in your students' study of American History. Check out this unit:

Road to Revolution: The Colonies Unite- An Active, Engaging Unit

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