This set of activities and reading passages focus the settling of the original thirteen colonies.
It includes 12 word wall cards; colony card sort; Venn diagrams for comparing and contrasting colonists and colonies; Talk Like a Colonist glossary and activity; letter from a colonist activity and rubric; student chart for determining text structure; 2 reading passages for students to identify text structure: How the British Acts Drove Colonists to Fight for Independence and A Tale of Two Colonies -- Jamestown and Plymouth; graphic organizers for climate, geography, occupations, slavery, and religion of the New England, Mid-Atlantic, and Southern colonies; colonial life according to large landowners, farmers, artisans, women, indentured servants, slaves, and Native Americans. mapping activity; and alpha-box activity.
This set is based on the Georgia Performance Standards:
SS4H3 The student will explain the factors that shaped British colonial America.
a. Compare and contrast life in the New England, Mid-Atlantic, and Southern colonies.
b. Describe colonial life in America as experienced by various people, including large landowners, farmers, artisans, women, indentured servants, slaves, and Native Americans.
Although, they were designed specifically for these standards they will compliment any unit of study including settling the colonies.
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