• Social Studies


     Social Studies

  • 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.

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Vocabulary Words

  • economic aspects


    indentured servants

    market economy

    Middle colonies

    New England colonies

    political aspects


    social aspects

    Southern colonies

    thirteen colonies


    triangular trade


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