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									                        13 Original Colonies

Requirements
Poster
2 Minute presentation

Poster

Your poster will address the following questions
   1. Who was the founder of the colony?
   2. Why did people (other than the founder) come to the colony?
   3. What was the predominant religion?
   4. What Government was established in the colony?
   5. Why did founders of the colony leave Europe to find the colony?
   6. List any famous people from that colony and tell what they are/were
      famous for?
   7. What is one thing other than the information from above that you
      learned about this colony that you didn’t know before?

Your poster will:
  1. Be shaped like the colony
  2. Have all key ideas written on the poster board
  3. Have at least 5 visuals (from computer or drawn from hand)
  4. Be neat, colorful, and visually appealing

Presentation

   1. Summarize key ideas from your research
   2. Answer one of the following questions (not to be on your poster)
        a. What are 3 unique qualities of your colony that would draw
           colonists?
        b. What are key aspirations (dreams) of people that live in your
           colony?
        c. If you had to choose one of your teachers to live in your colony,
           who would it be and why?
Websites to use: These are just some that you can use, not
the only ones! If you do not find what you need in any of
the these websites then use Google to search for
information about your colony.
http://www.east-buc.k12.ia.us/00_01/CA/13cA.htm : for middle colonies

http://www.east-buc.k12.ia.us/00_01/CA/13c5.htm : for New England colonies

http://www1.bellevuepublicschools.org/curriculum/k6web/fifthgrade/coloniessh/SoColon
iesInfo.htm : for southern colonies

http://www.timepage.org/spl/13colony.html : Founding the 13 Colonies

http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13coloniesfarm.htm
: Farming the 13 Colonies

http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13colonieschurch.htm
: Religion in the 13 Colonies

http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/graphics/13mapnew.htm
: Map and info about all Colonies

http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13colonies2.htm
: Characteristics of all of the Colonies

http://www.east-buc.k12.ia.us/00_01/CA/Kp.htm : Some famous people

								
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