Life in the 13 Colonies with Passages, Activities & Vocabulary {75 pages!}

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Learning about life in the 13 Colonies couldn't be more fun! This pack has 20 passages, organizers, map activities, vocabulary posters, case files on 10 tradesmen of colonial times, comprehension and connection activities, and so much more! Your students will learn all about Life in the 13 Colonies with this creative pack!

There are informational articles and activities for the 3 different regions:
*New England Colonies
*Mid-Atlantic Colonies
*Southern Colonies

This 13 Colonies Activity Pack includes many interactive activities and learning opportunities for students with informational articles on:
*The Colonists and Native Americans
*Life in the New England Colonies
*The Puritans
*Life in Mid-Atlantic Colonies
*The Quakers
*Life in Southern Colonies
*Life on the Southern Plantations
*Shipbuilding & Plows
*Natural Resources in the 13 Colonies

This complete unit includes informational articles about trades, craftsmen, and artisans in Colonial times including:
*Basket-makers
*Printers
*Blacksmiths
*Shoemakers
*Silversmiths
*Town Criers
*Cabinet-makers
*Brick-makers
*Wig-makers
*Coopers
*Merchants
*Who am I? Flip-Up Activity

Plus there's hands-on interactive activities for each of the regions in the 13 Colonies such as:
*13 Colonies Maps for each region
*Three Close Passages with Answer Keys
*Graphic Organizers
*13 Colonies Mystery Flaps Activity Pages for each region
*Venn Diagrams to compare/contrast all the different areas
*Who am I? Colonial Jobs Activity
*Vocabulary Posters
*Vocabulary Flip Flaps
*Writing Apprentice Prompt
*For Elementary Grades - 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade
*Great for Core Knowledge
*Common Core Aligned

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In this 13 Colonies Activity Pack there are 3 parts:

Vocabulary---Posters and Activities:
Introduce the vocabulary words with the real-life photo posters included. You could post these posters around the classroom and have students travel around to match up and define the words in their flip flaps or use as a center activity. These posters are excellent for a bulletin board display too!

Informational Articles & Activities:
Have students read the informational articles about each region in the 13 Colonies: New England, Mid-Atlantic, and Southern Colonies. The informational articles focus on each region related to people, natural resources, climate, daily life, crops, houses, schooling, and economy. There is a graphic organizer and close passage for students to complete at that center or learning station that ties it all together. Plus there’s a map and mystery flaps activity pages to round out the activities. In addition, this 13 Colonies Activity Pack includes character studies for the Puritans, Quakers, and the Southern Plantations.

Colonial Jobs - Informational Articles & Activities:
Have students read about the important artisans and craftsmen of the 13 colonies. There are character studies for Basket-makers, Blacksmiths, Printers, Shoemakers, Tailors, and Silversmiths. There’s a hands-on “Who am I?” activity for students to figure out who each artisan it is from their job description. There’s also mini-focus info about: merchants, brick-makers, wig-makers, coopers, town criers, and cabinet-makers that you could use with the Writing Prompt about choosing an apprenticeship. In this 13 Colonies Activity Pack there’s a technology info page about shipbuilding and plows. There are Venn diagrams to compare and contrast life in the three different regions of the 13 Colonies.

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Life in the 13 Colonies with Passages, Activities & Vocabu
Life in the 13 Colonies with Passages, Activities & Vocabu
Life in the 13 Colonies with Passages, Activities & Vocabu
Life in the 13 Colonies with Passages, Activities & Vocabu