colonial America

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Virginia Council on Economic Education
Ruth Cookson
Stephen Day
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History / Social Studies
Economics
Geography
U.S. History
4, 5
Elementary (K-5)

In this performance assessment, students role-play a character who is seeking to immigrate to the New World during colonial times. Students will each create a decision-making model determining where they would like to settle in the New World: New England, Mid-Atlantic, or the South. They will...

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Janet R. Price
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History / Social Studies
World History
8, 9, 10
Middle (6-8)
High (9-12)

This is a short module, combining primary and secondary sources, that "explores" (pun intended) the voyages of Christopher Columbus and their consequences for the native peoples he "discovered." The student product is a proposal for a school assembly to be held just before or after the Columbus...

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Martha J. Mickler
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Other
8, 9
Middle (6-8)
High (9-12)

Revised: Oct. 18, 2014.

The inspiration for this module comes from a module written in the fall of 2011 by 5th grade teachers at Wakulla County Schools, FL, titled: Patriot or Loyalist: Whose Point of View?

During the time in the 1770's leading up to the Revolutionary War...

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Becky L. Culbert
Danielle M. Painton
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4, 5
Elementary (K-5)

Students explore the relationship between PA Native Americans and early European settlers 

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Susan Weston
Gary McCormick
3
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History / Social Studies
U.S. History
7, 8, 9, 10
Middle (6-8)
High (9-12)

Students reconstruct the colonial argument for dissolving ties to Great Britain. Main steps of the learning process include:

  • Close reading of the first two paragraphs of the Declaration, with primary attention to the claim about when revolution is justified.
  • Task engagement
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