The United States was formed from thirteen British colonies in 1776. The original colonies were founded by a variety of people for many reasons. Your students learn about this important time in history as they uncover facts while learning to read for information and using research and computer skills. I've included a mapping activity and word find for differentiation or for early finishers.
Supports CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.4.1-8.1 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.4.2-8.2
Answer Key included
If you're looking for a fun, different project using technology, you might want to give this a try.
Lesson in Designing a Bar Graph in Excel 2007
Another one you might find interesting is,
Language,Social Studies,Computer Project -Teaching with Power Point "Who Am I?"
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