To become familiar with ways of earning a living in the Thirteen Colonies.
1 and 1/2 class periods
Read the introductory paragraphs with the class.
Assign the Map Exercise and Matching Exercise. Finish this lesson with the Antique Auction. It involves competition between two teams, and is always certain to be fun.
Easy-to-follow Teacher Instructions and answer key included, along with a 20-question follow up quiz to measure student progress. The quiz can also be given as a homework assignment.