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Center A - New England Day 1

 

What was it like in the New England Colonies region?
What motivated the people who settled in this region?
What types of people settled in this region?

What was the climate and geography like in this region?
What was the economy like in this region?

 

Early Finishers
• Explore the life of a family in Connecticut:
http://www.thehenryford.org/exhibits/smartfun/colonial/intro/index.html


• Learn more about life in the colonies by playing a teacher-approved game:
http://www.history.org/kids/games/

 

Center A - New England Day 2

 

Which colonies were included in the New England Colonies region?
Which colonies were included in this region?
How and why was each colony in this region founded?

 

Early Finishers
• Get into groups of two or three to play “On the Spot Q&A.”
• Read the directions included and use these directions as a guide of how to play.
• The topic for the questions that you should use is: New England Colonies. The resources you should use to
create questions are: “About the New England Colonies” text, “Story of the New England Colonies” text,
“New England Colonies” foldable.

 

Center B - Middle Colonies Day 1

 

What was it like in the Middle Colonies region?
What motivated the people who settled in this region?
What types of people settled in this region?
What was the climate and geography like in this region?

What was the economy like in this region?

 

 

Early Finishers
• Have students explore the life of a family from Delaware:

http://americanhistory.si.edu/kids/springer/


• Learn more about life in the colonies by playing a teacher-approved game:

 

http://www.history.org/kids/games/

 

Center B -  Middle Colonies Day 2

 

Which colonies were included in the Middle Colonies region?
Which colonies were included in this region?
How and why was each colony in this region founded?

 

Early Finishers
• Get into groups of two or three to play “On the Spot Q&A.”
• Read the directions included and use these directions as a guide of how to play.
• The topic for the questions that you should use is: Middle Colonies. The resources you should use to
create questions are: “About the Middle Colonies” text, “Story of the Middle Colonies” text, “Middle
Colonies” foldable.


Center C- Southern Colonies Day 1

 

What was it like in the Southern Colonies region?
What motivated the people who settled in this region?
What types of people settled in this region?
What was the climate and geography like in this region?
What was the economy like in this region?

 

Early Finishers
• Have students explore a variety of families in the South:
http://www.history.org/kids/visitUs/#colonialPeople


• Learn more about life in the colonies by playing a teacher-approved game:
http://www.history.org/kids/games/

 

Center C - Southern Colonies Day 2

 

Which colonies were included in the Southern Colonies region?
Which colonies were included in this region?
How and why was each colony in this region founded?

 

Early Finishers
• Get into groups of two or three to play “On the Spot Q&A.”
• Read the directions included and use these directions as a guide of how to play.
• The topic for the questions that you should use is: Southern Colonies. The resources you should use to
create questions are: “About the Southern Colonies” text, “Story of the New England Colonies” text,
“Southern Colonies” foldable.