Our next unit focuses on the thirteen original colonies of North America.
A.4.2: Students will learn the similarities and differences between the New England, Middle, and Southern colonies.
A.4.3: Students will be able to identify the individuals that were responsible for the development of the thirteen original colonies.
A.4.4: Students will be able to discuss the political, economic, and social aspects of daily life in the thirteen colonies.
A.4.5: Students will explain the importance of the Triangular Trade.
A.4.6: Students will be able to describe the role of slavery in the colonies.
G.1.5: Students will be identify and locate the thirteen colonies on a map of North America.
E.1.1: Students will explain how trade promoted growth in the thirteen colonies.
E.1.2: Students will know what a market economy is and be able to give examples of how it was used in the thirteen colonies.
E.2.1: Students will be able to explain the positive and negative effects of voluntary trade.
As you can see, this is a very big unit with lots of information. The students will be completing a variety of activities to demonstrate their understanding of these concepts.
New England colonies
Websites for Practice
Ducksters: a great website with LOTS of information
Mr. Nussbaum: a number of activities students can complete on the 13 original colonies
Mount Vernon for Students: TONS of information on George Washington and Colonial America
Colonial Williamsburg: History for Kids activities about Colonial America