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.
See also, AMERICAN/U.S. HISTORY CURRICULUM LESSONS 16-30 of 150
LESSON 16: The Jamestown Settlement
LESSON 17: The Pilgrims
LESSON 18: The Puritans
LESSON 19: Salem Witchcraft Trials
LESSON 20: Jeopardy: Founding the Colonies
LESSON 21: Settlers Cross the Atlantic
LESSON 22: Slaves Come to America
LESSON 23: William Penn and the Quakers
LESSON 24: Colonial Period: The People
LESSON 25: Colonial Period: Ways of Living
LESSON 26: Colonial Period: Economy.
LESSON 27: Colonial Period: Trade and Commerce
LESSON 28: Colonial Period: Government
LESSON 29: Colonial Period Life and Times
LESSON 30: Match Game: Benjamin Franklin