Colonial American Careers: Shopkeepers, Merchants and Peddlers

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This product contains 10 one and two-page reading passages covering Colonial Shopkeepers, Merchants and Peddlers as well as colonial money, bartering, trading and more. This product is also perfect for SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS, enrichment learning, homeschool or co-ops! The reading passages are great for CLOSE READING with any non-fiction graphic organizer (not included). THIS LESSON INCLUDES READING PASSAGES, ACTIVITIES, REVIEW GAME, WORKSHEET AND TEACHER’S KEY.

From the time that the first colonists arrived in America in the 16th century, acquiring the necessary goods and supplies was a real challenge. This lesson plan covers games and activities relating to the Colonial Shopkeepers.

Reading Passages: *
10 one and two-page reading passages covering the following topics:

• Early Colonists - Acquiring Goods
• The Navigation Acts
• Trading and Bartering
• Colonists’ Attempts at Money
o Commodity Money
o Wampum
• Coins in the Colonies
o English Coins
o Foreign Coins
o Colonial Coins
• Merchants vs. Shopkeepers vs. Peddlers
• Colonial Peddlers
• The Peddler’s Reputation
• The First General Stores
• Well-Known Colonial Merchants: Mary Alexander and Peter Faneuil
• Examples of Colonial Shopkeepers


Activities:
This product includes the following classroom activities:


 Job Application
 Create a Business Plan!
 Trade Day!
 Create Your Business Sign
 Venn Diagram and Teacher’s Key
 Match the Colonial Sign to the Business
 Review Worksheet and Teacher’s Key
 Money Math
 Review Game: Bingo Words and Clues
 Writing Prompt
 Bartering Simulation
 Coloring Pages
 Organize Your General Store
 Suggested Books

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Colonial American Careers: Shopkeepers, Merchants, and Peddlers by Sarah Peterson is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
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Total Pages
38
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
1 Week

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Colonial American Careers: Shopkeepers, Merchants and Peddlers
Colonial American Careers: Shopkeepers, Merchants and Peddlers