Life in a colonial town like Old Salem, NC, was closely tied to the land. Cheryl Gourley has created a nonfiction reading selection on the seasonal chores of the historic Moravian town. A worksheet where the students select the season or seasons for the various chores accompanies the selection. An answer key is provided. The pages can be projected to a SMART board or used for an individual assignment. Fulfills the Common Core standard RI4.10 for comprehending informational text, including history.