To understand the influence of Puritanism on the development of colonial New England.
1 class period
In this lesson, students participate in a fun contest. The winners are the first people to correctly unscramble all of the key words in a series of 40 sentences. The sentences contain information about the Puritans, who founded the Massachusetts Bay Colony during the early 1600s. Complete contest rules are provided on the lesson pages.
If your students like competition, they will love this contest!
Easy-to-follow Teacher Instructions and answer key included, along with a 20-question follow up quiz to measure student progress. The quiz can also be given as a homework assignment.