This set of 36 task cards can be used in many different ways to review information about Colonial America. Students will enjoy answering questions in an engaging way. They are perfect to display on the walls and have students complete over a period of time, they can be used for a scoot game, or simply put them on a ring and have students complete when they have free time. The questions cover information about New England colonies, middle colonies, and southern colonies.
The questions about each colonial region include:
- Naming the colonies in each region
- Describing the lifestyle of various people including large landowners, farmers, artisans, Quakers, Puritans, indentured servants, etc.
- Industries in each colonial region
- Reasons for settling in the colonies
- Comparing and contrasting the colonial regions
A recording sheet for students and an answer sheet for teachers are included
These task cards are aligned, but not limited to, the following GPS standards:
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 find this resource helpful! Please remember to leave feedback!
- Kara Lee