Colonial America Bundle

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

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