Students do not seem to feel very strongly in their attitudes toward social studies. It is rarely mentioned as a particularly favorite subject. Social Studies is not viewed as being a unique, enjoyable subject. Do students feel it to be particularly challenging? You might find it as the discouraging conclusion already.
Then, you are heading in the right direction. You just have found a series of several creative ready-to-use printables designed to help you reinforce the critical concepts of the New England Colonies throughout math, language arts, and fine arts. The set, which adheres to national learning standards, is mostly self-explanatory or/and containing comprehensive instructions for classroom implementation, interactive student handouts, and class add-ons, and suggestions for vigorous activities that enhance learning and engage students in exploring and understanding colonial life in the New England Colonies of the Seventeenth Century. It is perfect for reviewing and preparing for evaluation on one of the original regions of the Thirteen Colonies.
This educational collection of handouts, posters, foldables, worksheets, various hands-on project, etc., is just perfect for your interactive, interdisciplinary Social Studies classes in your classroom throughout the Unit of American Colonization: the New England Colonies.
Interdisciplinary/cross-curricular worksheets and activities increase students' motivation for learning and their level of engagement in your classroom today or meet your weekly/ monthly goals to enhance their skills learned in Science, Math, Arts, etc.
They can be given at the end of chapters/units to study before the tests; or even at the beginning of the chapters/units to be completed as you work through them. These are fantastic activities to add to your curriculum.
In other words, this is a simple yet excellent collection of handouts to challenge your kids on many aspects possible.
The PDF file includes:
• page #1 - a title page;
• pages #2 & 7 – posters with/ without QR codes;
• page #8 – Map Quiz (1/2 page per student) to identify the New England Colonies: Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine;
• page #9 – Coloring page;
• pages #10 - 12 - the overview of the key concepts;
• page #13 - student’s notetaking sheet on the geography/ climate, trading, social life and religion, fishing and whaling, and shipbuilding;
• page #14 – maze puzzle;
• page #15 – illustrated 6 windows foldable with heading to summarize information on the key concepts of the New England colonies: Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine;
• pages #16 – 18 worksheets with colonial arithmetic problems;
• page # 19 – the number hunt worksheet;
• page # 20 – Fast & Slow Clocks;
• pages # 21 – 22 Major Exports in the New England diagram printables;
• pages #23 - 26 Watercraft Design Challenge;
• pages #27 – 29 – My Hornbook Replica;
• pages #30 – 31 The Postcard from the New England project;
• pages #32 - 47 16 flashcards and worksheets for suggested activities;
• page #48 1/2 page foldable;
• page #49 8 windows foldable with heading for the New England's Colonies: Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Economy, Agriculture, Religion, and Colonists;
• page #50 – resources.
The addition to this set, the pages with possible answers is scheduled to be added in spring, 2018.
NOTE: QR Code Reader and Internet access is needed to engage the “Scan Me" QR codes throughout these handouts. "Scan Me" QR code causes the curiosity. QR code is linked to digital labeled posters a fun way to interact and engage the learning on a daily basis as well as some of the printable contain the codes linked to online resources and tools related to the concept.
It is colorful! It is interactive! It is fun! It is goals achieving!
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