This is a fun activity that has students investigate different historical statements about the 13 colonies and determine their accuracy.
For example, one of the events students investigate is "witch dunking" during the Salem witch hysteria of the late 1600s.
Included in the download:
1. Detailed student worksheet
2. Powerpoint version of the instructions for the teacher to explain to the class.
This activity has students in groups with each student investigating a separate statement. They research their topic and cite the source it came from properly to determine the accuracy of the information. Next students share their research with group members.
A really fun activity that students are very interested in.
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