Colonial America History Research Project. This complete unit is the perfect companion to your American history studies. Your students will use the internet to research a variety of topics to include: important settings, time period cuisine, significant events and figures, and a historic timeline.
These pages can be used as traditional worksheets or notebook pages, however, there are directions and pockets included allowing this to be easily added to interactive notebooks.
The project will be completed with the composition of an essay written in first person placing your student in the time period.
This resource has been developed as a crossover lesson of language arts and social studies. History teachers will find this very useful in incorporating writing across the curriculum! English teachers will find this as a fun way to add relevant history to lessons on research methods.
In this unit you will find:
Important Settings Map
Easy Search Terms List
Time Period Dinner Menu
Letter to Historic Figure
Fact Sheets for French Louisiana. William Penn, and the Salem Witch Trials
Vocabulary (Puritan, Wampanoag Indians, Dissenter, Treaty, Cobbler, Indigo Plant, Musket, Plantations)
Colonial Wardrobes - Petticoats, Cloak, Mob Cap, Waistcoat
Who's Who - Anne Hutchinson, John White, and Phillis Wheatley
Timeline - Jamestown, Mayflower Compact, Maryland Founded, Quakers, King Phillip's War, Le Salle's Voyage, French and Indian War, Treaty of Paris
Essay Options - Roger Williams and Pocahontas
STATE HISTORY RESEARCH PROJECTS
BUILD-YOUR-OWN PRESIDENTS INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK
USA STATE CAPITALS AND ABBREVIATIONS INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK
tags: project based learning, internet research, library project, lap book, lapbook, Charlotte Mason, webquest