This lesson is about the reasons why English colonists moved to the 13 colonies. It includes political, economic and religious factors for emigration.
Students will get a role card for a certain colony character and have to find the colony that is the best fit. This will help students with classifying new information. Also this a great group activity for first weeks of school.
This is the first lesson in my Causes of the Revolution Unit. It includes an introduction to all of the components of my investigation history classes to help students understand class structure. See in link below for a free demo of the style of these power point lessons
Also included is an activity on forming a colonial government (also group activity.) This lesson has a follow up in another resource: