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Lesson Plan 1: Time, Continuity, and Change

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Colonial America 


Content Objective (Aligned with TEKS):

The student will compare and contrast Colonial American life for children to their own lives.

The student will create and be able to read a physical map of the thirteen original U.S. colonies.


§113.16.b.1.A History. The student understands the causes and effects of European colonization in the United States beginning in 1565, the founding of St. Augustine. The student is expected to explain when, where, and why groups of people explored, colonized, and settled in the United States, including the search for religious freedom and economic gain.

§113.16.b.6.A. Geography. The student uses geographic tools to collect, analyze, and interpret data. The student is expected to apply geographic tools, including grid systems, legends, symbols, scales, and compass roses, to construct and interpret maps.

§113.16.b.24. Social studies skills. The student applies critical-thinking skills to organize and use information acquired from a variety of valid sources, including electronic technology. The student is expected to:

(B) analyze information by sequencing, categorizing, identifying cause-and-effect relationships, comparing, contrasting, finding the main idea, summarizing, making generalizations and predictions, and drawing inferences and conclusions;

(C) organize and interpret information in outlines, reports, databases, and visuals, including graphs, charts, timelines, and maps.
§113.16.b.25.D. Social studies skills. The student communicates in written, oral, and visual forms. The student is expected to create written and visual material such as journal entries, reports, graphic organizers, outlines, and bibliographies.



I.A.1. Use the tools and concepts of geography appropriately and accurately.

I.A.3. Analyze how physical and cultural processes have shaped human communities over time.

I.B.2. Identify and evaluate sources and patterns of change and continuity across time and place.

IV.A. Critical examination of texts, images, and other sources of information.



Colony, pilgrim

Visuals, Materials, & Texts:
Texts: Samuel Eaton’s Day: A Day in the Life of a Pilgrim Boy

OR Sarah Morton’s Day: A Day in the Life of a Pilgrim Girl Both Authored by Kate Waters

United States Atlas



Essential/Research Question:

What was life like for children in Colonial America?


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