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Engage your students to learn about the New England, Middle, and Southern Colonies with five engaging station activities and a creative culminating project! Students will explore the colony though reading, Google Maps 360° Spheres, primary sources, and video. This would be great as an initial activity for upper elementary or a review activity for middle schoolers. Included you will find:
Suggestions – Includes alternatives
to fit the needs of your students and your classroom. Station 1: Region Match – A
cut and paste activity where students can check their answer with or without QR
Station 2: Geography and
Climate – A Reading and question activity where students roll a dice to
determine the information they must gather.
Station 3: Look at Me!
- Google Maps – Students will explore various geographical locations in the three regions using Google Maps and their 360° Spheres.They will then create Instagram posts to
explain what they saw.
Station 4: Economy of the
Colonial Regions – Students will take notes on a video or a Walk the Room.
Station 5: First Hand
Accounts – Students will read primary sources and color code annotate them for better understanding.
Culmination activity: Life
in the Colonies – Students will create cartoons of daily life in the three