|Subject Area||US History|
|Unit of Instruction||Organizing Principle 3: Between 1607 and 1763, the British North American colonies began to develop practices of self-government, religious freedom, and economic independence from Great Britain.|
SS.8.A.2.2 Compare the characteristics of the New England, Middle and Southern colonies.
SS.8.A.2.3 Differentiate economic systems of New England, Middle and Southern colonies including indentured servants and slaves as labor sources.
SS.8A.2.4 Identify the impact of colonial figures on the economic, political, and social development of the colonies.
SS.8.A.2.5 Discuss the impact of colonial settlement on Native American populations.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will be able to:
This week we are focusing on the Middle colonies (Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey and Delaware). Students will learn both about the region as well as the individual histories of each colony. In addition, they will begin a research and presentation project on one of the original 13 colonies.
Activities this week are:
Reading from the textbook/guided notes
Venn Diagram of the Middle and NE colonies
Begin the research for project
Research portion of project is due October 16 for 1/2/3/4th periods and October 17 for 5/6/7/8th periods.
Presentation portion of project is due October 19 for 1/2/3/4th periods and October 20 for 5/6/7/8th periods.
Vocabulary of the week:
Charter – a document that granted the right to form a colony
Joint Stock Company – Company in which investors buy stock for a share of future profits
Pacifist – a person who refuses to use violence
Dissent – to disagree with or oppose
Persecute – to mistreat someone because of their beliefs
Tolerance- the ability to accept or put up with different views or behavior
Subsistence Farming: growing just enough to meet immediate needs.