Emphasis that Jamestown was the first permanent Settlement (not to be confused with Roanoke)
Cornell Notes: Motives, Challenges, Leaders, Relationship with Natives, Tobacco,
After lecture, students will write questions for each slide with the groups. The question should be answered by their notes.
Write a summary.
Prior to taking notes, students will review what they learned about Jamestown with a contest. Each group will write as many things as they can remember about Jamestown on their sticky notes. The group with the most correct wins. All participate by judging the accuracy of the statements with a “thumbs up” or “thumbs down”.
Cornell Notes: Protestant Reformation, Puritans, Pilgrims, Voyage on the Mayflower, Motives, Relations with Native Americas, Myth of first Thanksgiving
After lecture, students will write questions for each slide with their groups. The questions should be answered by their notes.
EQ: What regional differences were there among the 13 colonies?
Students will understand that that the English colonies were classified by region and that each region had a similar economy and founding motives.
Review: Major Difference between Jamestown and Plymouth (MOTIVE); Reiterate these settlements led to more colonization for those same motives
What is a region? (Area of land that shares certain characteristics)
Article: The 13 Colonies
Students will read the article in their groups using AVID Critical Reading Strategies.
(Number Paragraphs, Underline Main Ideas, Circle Key Words/People, ~~~Supporting Details, Summarize each paragraph in a sentence or less in the Margins)
Instead of Writing a Summary of the Article, Students will use it to create a graphic organizer. The GO will compare and contrast the New England, Middle, and Southern colonies in terms of Motives for Founding, and Economy.
Wrap Up: Discussion: Why do you think these similarities exist? What does that tell us about the English settlers coming to America? How will that affect the future of the colonies?
Religious Freedom in Puritan New England
EQ: What role did freedom of religion play in shaping the New England colonies?
Students will understand that the Puritans founded Massachusetts for religious freedom but were not tolerant of religious freedom for others. People left Mass. to form other colonies in New England for religious freedom.