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Life in the 13 Colonies Unit with Leveled Passages, Activities, Flipbook & Test

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This COMPLETE unit has 20 three levels of reading passages, organizers, tri-fold brochure activities, unit test, flipbook, map activities, vocabulary posters, case files on ten tradesmen of colonial times, comprehension activities, and so much more!

Now updated with leveled reading passages, interactive notebook activities, a flipbook, brochure organizers, unit test, and answer keys!

There are reading passages and lots of activities for the three different regions. The passages focus on each region related to people, natural resources, climate, daily life, crops, houses, schooling, and economy.

  • New England Colonies
  • Mid-Atlantic Colonies
  • Southern Colonies

A DIGITAL version of this unit for Google Classroom is available.

This unit includes many interactive activities and learning opportunities for students with differentiated reading passages on:

✔Life in New England

✔The Puritans

✔Life in Mid-Atlantic Colonies

✔The Quakers

✔Life in Southern Colonies

✔The Plantations

✔Technology: Shipbuilding & Plows

This unit also includes reading passages about trades, craftsmen, and artisans in Colonial America including:






✔Town Criers






✔Who am I?

After reading about each region have students complete organizers, brochure activity, or close passage. There are maps and mystery flaps pages to round out all the activities. There are lots of activities for differentiation depending on the needs of your students and the time allotted for this unit.

Note: This unit has been updated and improved to meet the MarketPlace Integrity Guidelines set forth by TpT. Some of the activities and passages in this unit have been changed to meet those guidelines.

The vocabulary posters with real-life photos make an attractive bulletin board.

✔Vocabulary Posters

✔Spotlight on Vocabulary Activity

✔Vocabulary Flip Flaps

✔Writing Apprentice Prompt

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Total Pages
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Teaching Duration
1 month
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