Assignment: Students will research the colonial regions which include Middle, New England, and Southern. The final product will be in the form or a power point presentation, a research paper, or a poster.
Number and types of resources required: 2 resources are required
Citing Source: Required. Students will use APA style. Their Works-Cited page can be a word document attached to the back of a poster, the last page of the research paper or as the last slide of the power point presentation.
World Book Online: Use keywords like "Colonial America", "Colonial Life", "New England Colonies", "Middle Colonies", "Southern Colonies", "Colonial Daily Life", "Colonial Economy", "Puritans", "Quakers", "Pilgrims", "Native Americans"
ClassZone- Online Social Studies Text
Colonial America Megasites:
Short summaries of the founding and expansion of the colonies. An animation of the boundaries of the contiguous United States from 1650 to the present included.
Colonial America Websites:
This quick reference chart presents the thirteen original colonies, founders, purposes and more.
Clothing of pilgrims, with illustrations and detailed explanations.
This primary source presents a transcript of the first Thanksgiving's activities, including what foods they actually ate. Present day comments accompany the text.
By geography, this site provides images and information about colonial currency.
Could you have survived in colonial America? This page has interactive activities, games, quizzes, and supplemental materials. Listen and watch interviews with participants in the Colonial House program, learn about different regions of the "New World," and more. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Learn more about the experiences of Africans in the English North American colonies.
In this lesson, from The Virtual Jamestown Project, University of Virginia, students learn about the early history of the Jamestown Fort.
Thirteen Colonies: Qwiki