This activity is an interactive internet scavenger hunt. The handout provides links to various parts of the pbs.org Colonial America website that students will explore to answer questions. It will provide students with a realistic representation of Colonial America life.
The activity covers the following standards:
GPS - SS4H3 - The student will explain the factors that shaped British colonial America.
a. Compare and contrast life in the New England, Mid-Atlantic, and Southern Colonies.
b. Describe colonial life in America as experienced by various people, including large landowners, farmers, artisans, women, indentured servants, slaves, and Native Americans.
I hope you and your students enjoy this engaging activity!
- Kara Lee