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Colonies Unit

US Colonies Complete Unit Lesson Plan Bundle- Colonial America – 13 colonies
Grade levels 5th – 10thHomeschool
Subjects:  Social Studies – History, Government, U.S. History
Description

This is a comprehensive Colonial America bundle is loaded with new, common core activities that are guided by key concepts for Social Science. At a reduced price for the first month!

This packet has vigor and fun with tons of Common Core options to teach about the 13 Colonies in America. Teachers can pick and choose from notes formats, Common Core readings and worksheets, projects and activities that fit your needs and teaching style the best. The packet includes:

I. Content Instruction:  The content in this bundle is not just a random selection of activities with unclear expectations. Instructional content was designed with the framework of the key concepts of U.S. history, including geographic expansion and political, social and economic development.

⭐1. Colonial Government Cloze Notes, PowerPoint and Activity Set

⭐2. US Colonies Historical Snapshot Close Reading

⭐3. US Colonies Interactive PowerPoint Satellite Map

⭐4. 25 Warm-ups! Skill-Based, Mini-Lessons that can be used as a daily warm-up or an interactive student-centered review.

II. Student-Driven Activities, Guided Practice and Common Core Readings for Teaching about the American Colonies:

⚡1. US Colonies Stations

⚡2. Instagram from the US Colonies

⚡4. Jamestown Survivor-close reading, graphing activity and game!

Common Core Writing Activity for War and Negotiations of Westward Expansion

⚡5. Thanksgiving Exposed! The True Story Behind Thanksgiving close reading, annotation guide and graphic organizer!

⚡6. Colonies Activity Set Includes a matching card game, PowerPoint driven class game and three assignment options!

⚡7. Who was in the original 13? A visual pie chart analysis of the population of the original US colonies.

⚡8. Comparing the North and South Colonies Venn diagram

⚡9. Brand New Triangle Trade Activity Set

III. Assessments and Review. Civil War:

✍1. Colonial America Test and Quiz Students read excerpts, select evidence and defend claims in a multiple choice format. Comes with key!!!

✍2. A Fantastic Key Concept Match Activity, with graphic organizers, a matching assignment and writing guides with 3 options

✍3. A great collaborative review! Students support statements with evidence and write commentary! It comes with evidence excerpts from the material in this unit!

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Our printable and Google Ready content is divided into 8 parts complete with quizzes for geography, vocabulary, and content with reading and writing skill focus. The bundles all have a similar structure for a familiar flow throughout The year. A scope and sequence is provided for easy planning:

I. HISTORY INVESTIGATION INTRODUCTION a fantastic introduction to content and reflection lesson! Students make predictions about learning for the unit.
II. GEOGRAPHY Loaded with instructional materials, geography activities, games, and quizzes!
III. VOCABULARY Tons of choices to ensure student success. Includes a variety of fun, individual and group activities, interactive learning cards sorts, Quizlet online links, class games, and a quiz!
IV. CONTENT INSTRUCTION- NOTES, GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS, CLOSE READINGS and STATIONS. The content instructional materials are both student-centered and teacher-driven depending on teacher preference:
V. ACTIVITIES Current, engaging and interactive activities that have students process information.
IV. CONTENT INSTRUCTION- NOTES, GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS, CLOSE READINGS and STATIONS. The content instructional materials are both student-centered and teacher-driven depending on teacher preference:
V. ACTIVITIES  Current, engaging and interactive activities that have students process information.
VI. BIG IDEAS REVIEW AND WRITING GUIDESIncludes an introduction, fun summative activities that have students categorize learned content, and great writing guides with essential questions.
VII. WARM-UPS or REVIEW These skill-based warm-ups can be used a daily or as a great review at the end of the unit:
VII. STUDY GUIDES AND ASSESSMENTS- Includes a comprehensive test study guide! Students pre-read the excerpts used in the test to define difficult words and create meaning before being exposed to content questions. The skill-based test that has students categorize, match, interpret text, and find the best evidence in a multiple-choice format!