Contains 9 one-page reading passages** covering Apprenticeships and six Colonial Tradesmen: Gunsmiths, Printers, Apothecaries, Wigmakers, Tailors, and Tanners,
Includes activities, review game, worksheet, and teacher's key. This product is perfect for SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS, enrichment learning, homeschool or co-ops! The reading passages are great for CLOSE READING with any non-fiction graphic organizer (two included).
Colonial Tradesmen and Craftsmen were the backbone of the American Colonies. Craftsmen were responsible for growing the colonies by building structures, making tools, crafting furniture, and creating goods and products that made everyday life possible.
9 one-page reading passages covering the following topics:
Colonial Tradesmen and Craftsmen**
Apprenticeships in Colonial America **
Other Apprentices (Paupers and Females)
Colonial Apothecaries and Midwives
Colonial Tailors, Mantua-Makers and Milliners
This product includes the following classroom activities:
Complete Job Application
Trading Cards (Name that Craftsman! AND Four Facts and a Lie)
Research Other Colonial Tradesmen
Write a Letter Home!
Review Game: Bingo Words and Clues
Be an Apothecary - Interpret Colonial Cures and Treatments!
Mind Your Ps and Qs
Sew a Button!
Be a Printer! - Create a Newspaper!
**NOTE: Two reading passages (Apprenticeships in Colonial America and Other Apprenticeships) also appear in my Colonial American Careers: Printers Lesson Plan. Portions of the reading passage “Colonial Printers” also appear in that Lesson Plan.
Check out Tradesmen and Craftsmen Part 2 for the following trades: Blacksmith, Carpenter, Wheelwright, Basket Weaver, Cooper, and Chandler.
Colonial American Careers: Tradesmen and Craftsmen, Part 2
*NOTE: THIS LESSON PLAN CAN BE USED INDEPENDENTLY OR WITH PART 2 – activities in part 1 are based on the six tradesmen in Part 1. The job application, worksheet, trading cards, bingo words, coloring pages, and match game cards in this product are specific to part 1.
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