Easy-to-understand (chunked) reading passage on the Spanish conquistadors with a graphic explaining the Encomienda System. Accompanying comprehension questions and teacher answer key. Great for an introductory activity or quick review!
Students will use the interactive dkfindout.com website to research the three civilizations and answer the questions. They will be directed to click on various pages/topics to explore. At the end of the webquest, they will be directed to take the
This activity is great for students to review the main causes of the Revolutionary War in a fun way! Students will cut out, sort, and paste 24 descriptors into their appropriate cause.
-student organizer with 6 main causes of the
This is a high interest lesson about the struggles Jamestown colonists faced during the winter of 1609-10, known as "the starving time". After receiving background information, students will put themselves in the shoes of a Jamestown colonist during
This game features 30 terms from early colonial
settlement in North America through the French and
Indian War. Students will have a blast trying to get their team to say the term listed on the card without saying certain words. This is a great way
Students will love the fun introductory video on the Magna Carta and its continued importance. Have students follow along and fill in important information on the Magna Carta as they watch. Answer key for easy whole-class review.
Engage students in a class discussion about Quaker values and what they really mean. During the activity, students will have fun evaluating 10 statements and recording which Quaker value they believe each demonstrates! This activity allows
“The Rich Lady Over the Sea” is a protest song from the American Revolution. Questions are included for students to analyze the song’s symbolism and relate the overall sentiment to the events of the Boston Tea Party. There is also a fun activity for
After a discussion on what students think they already know about Pocahontas, students will be embarking on a fun webquest to discover the true story of Pocahontas. They will use the following website to gather their
This activity allows students to analyze a piece of British propaganda during the pre-revolutionary period. They will answer several questions to generate class discussion. They will then use what they have learned to create a cartoon from the
Engage students with this bingo game featuring terms important to the Revolutionary time period. Students should fill in board with terms first. Teacher answer key with terms and descriptions to read to class is included. My students had an