- By the end of this unit, students will be able to use the success/failure of the thirteen colonies in order to create a new colony in the New World.
- 1.A.2.A Explain and report on the early examples of self-government, such as the Mayflower Compact and the House of Burgesses.
- 2.A.1.C Analyze the religious beliefs of early settlers, the motives for migration and the difficulties they encountered in early settlements
- 3.A.1.C Explain how geographic characteristics affect how people live and work, and the population distribution of a place or region
- 5.A.1.B Evaluate the results of the interactions between European explorers and native peoples
- In this unit, you investigated how and why the different colonies were established in the New World. Using the successes and failures of the other colonies, you will create your own colony in a region of the New World.
As you create your colony, be sure to explain:
Why your colonist traveled to the New World
What region the pilgrims settled in
Roles of the men and women in the colony
What Native American tribes were in your region and the interactions with the colonist (Refer to the Native American Region Map)
What did the colonist grow and trade
Where did they live and how did they protect themselves
To present your colony you may use any of the following methods:
Creating a Powerpoint