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LiveBinder Tabs & Assignments  LiveBinder Instructions (PDF)

  Unit #1: English Colonies and Colonial America LiveBinder
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Due TBD most likely the second week of October

 
 Tab #1: Learning Targets

  Tab #2: The Jamestown Mystery


   Tab #3:  The Pilgrims and Thanksgiving

   Tab #4: The 13 English Colonies Geography Activities

  Tab #5: Colonial America Advertising Project


   Tab #6: Life in the 13 English Colonies

  Tab #7: Slavery in the 13 English Colonies


   Tab #8: Economics in the 13 Colonies

   Tab#9: Democracy in the 13 Colonies 


Self Assessment Materials and Exit Slips

 


 
How well can you make history?


Learning Target: I can HYPOTHESIZE why over 80% of Jamestown's early inhabitants died using clues and primary sources.



Learning Target: I can TEACH my family the story of the Pilgrims during my Thanksgiving dinner
this year.


Learning Target: I can LOCATE important locations found throughout the 13 colonies.


Learning Target: I can CREATE a digital advertisement encouraging settlers to move to one of the 13 English colonies. 

Listen to the Golden Voice Talk About History!

 

Europe Colonizes the Americas

Columbian Exchange & Mercantilism

Early English Colonies!

New England Colonies!

Middle Colonies

Southern Colonies!

 


Download Presentations and Class Notes For This Section!

 

Colonial America Part I

Colonial America Part II

 



   

Important Announcements:

 

This week we will be studying how each of the original 13 English colonies were founded.  Students will be working together to research a colony in order to create and present a digital advertising campaign. 

 

 


Topics and Assignments (All Dates Subject to Adjustment)

 

 Monday, September 26, 2016

 

 Topic: Colonial Geography  - Creating the 13 Colonies  
 
 
Today's Goal: Today students will researching and presenting a BIG QUESTION!  Students should also complete

 their Colonial Geography Activity. 

 

 Make up quiz anyone?  Jamestown and Plymouth Quiz

 

  Real BIG Question Group Activity!
 
Today's BIG Question:
What causes a region's population to increase over time? 

 

 

   The 13 English Colonies Geography Activities
 
Learning Target: I can LOCATE important locations found throughout the 13 colonies.

 

 *EXTRA CREDIT OPPORTUNITY TONIGHT!    Watch the first presidential debate tonight a 9pm. on NBC

   and write a paragraph that includes the following:  

 

               

 

  1.  Make a claim telling me who you feel won the debate.

 

  2.  Give at least three supporting details from the debate as evidence to support you claim. 

 

  3.  You can type your response and email it to me or write it on a sheet of paper. 

 
 
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 Tuesday, September 27, 2016

 

Topic: Colonial America Advertising Project - Researching your colony

 

 Today's Goal: Today each student table will be assigned one of the 13 colonies.  Groups should spend their time

 working together to complete the information in part 1 of this activity. 

 

 Colonial America Advertising Project
 
Learning Target: I can CREATE a digital advertisement encouraging settlers to move to one of
 the 13 English Colonies. 


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 Wednesday, September 28, 2016

 

 Topic: Colonial America Advertising Project - Summarizing information about your colony

 

 Today's Goal:  Today students continue to work on their colonial advertising project.  Student groups should complete their research in part 1.  They should then discuss which role they would like to take on in part 2 and begin working on part 3 of the assignment. 

 

 Colonial America Advertising Project
 
Learning Target: I can CREATE a digital advertisement encouraging settlers to move to one of
 the 13 English Colonies. 

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Thursday, September 29, 2016

          

 Topic: Colonial America Advertising Project - Putting it all together

 

 Today's Goal:  Today student groups should complete their groups advertising projects.  If possible, we will begin each group's presentation. 

 

 Colonial America Advertising Project
 
Learning Target: I can CREATE a digital advertisement encouraging settlers to move to one of
 the 13 English Colonies. 

 

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Friday, September 30, 2016

Topic: Colonial America Advertising Project  - Group Presentations


 
Today's Goal:
Today each group will present their colony to the classroom.  They will share all of the

 information they discovered about their colony.   If time remains, we will begin working on the Life in the 13 colonies activity. 

 

  Colonial America Advertising Project
 
Learning Target: I can CREATE a digital advertisement encouraging settlers to move to one of
 the 13 English Colonies. 

 

  Life in the 13 English Colonies
 Learning Target: I can EVALUATE which colonial region I would like to live in if I was a teenager l
 living in Colonial America.

 

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