This interactive notebook includes everything you need to teach a unit on Colonial America in an engaging way! This resource covers the lost colony of Roanoke through the French and Indian War.
The organizers in this resource can be used on their own, or as a supplement to student note. Interactive notebooks are a great tool to keep students organized and engaged in the lesson!
In this resource you will find…
• 22 graphic organizers: 20 with text on them, and 2 left blank for your own customization.
• one blank map of the Thirteen Colonies
• 9 1/2 pages of thorough suggested answers that you are free to use with these graphic organizers and flippables.
• Previews of each page in action for you or your students to reference.
• A cover page and table of contents is also included.
1. Key vocabulary – lost colony, meetinghouse, middle colonies, musket, New England colonies, plantation, Quakers, southern colonies, charter, House of Burgesses, great awakening, cash crops
2. Lost colony of Roanoke – location, original plans, first colony, second colony, disappearance, theories
3. Jamestown settlement – sailing to America, Jamestown, first settlers, first year, the Powhatan, John Smith, starving time
4. Plymouth Colony – why, sailing to America, the Mayflower Compact, Plymouth, first winter, the Wampanoag, Thanksgiving
5. Voyage of the Mayflower – size of the ship, route to America, life on the Mayflower, passengers, crew
6. The Thirteen Colonies – what is a colony, each of the colonies
7. Williamsburg, Virginia – Middle Plantation, William and Mary College, capital of Virginia, planned city, gunpowder incident, American Revolution, restoration
8. The Puritans – who were they, what did they believe, why did they go to America, Massachusetts Bay Colony, the Great Migration, Rhode Island, Connecticut
9. King Philip’s War – who fought, where it was fought, leading up to the war, major battles & events, results and consequences
10. The French and Indian War – who fought, seven years war, where it was fought, leading up to the war, major battles & events, results and consequences
11. The Salem Witch Trials – belief in witches, how the trials started, panic, how many were killed, end of the trials
13. Who was a witch? – touch test, confession by dunking, lord’s prayer, dreams, submersion, pressing
13. Men & women’s clothing – 2 flippables to describe different pieces of clothing men and women wore
14. Daily life – on the farm vs. in the city
15. Colonial jobs – apothecary, blacksmith, cabinetmaker, cobbler, cooper, chandler, gunsmith, miller, printer, tailor, wheelwright, wig maker
16. Colonial women – education, legal status, work, maintaining a household, wealthy women, women in the city, slave women
17. Slavery in the colonies – indentured servants, beginning of slavery, jobs, clothes, homes, treatment
18. Important people – William Bradford, Henry Hudson, Pocahontas, William Penn, James Oglethorpe, John Smith, Roger Williams
Please view the preview for an in-depth look at what is included in this resource!