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    Phillis Wheatley was the first African-American woman to publish a book of poetry. Born in West Africa, she was sold into slavery at the age of seven or eight and transported to North America. She was purchased by the Wheatley family of Boston, who taught her to read and write and encouraged her poetry when they saw her talent.

    If you are looking for a student centered resource to help students learn and practice research skills, report writing skills, project skills, presentation skills and more this is it!

    This unit is a notebooking project. It can be assigned individually or within cooperative groups. Use it within a Language Arts classroom or a Social Studies / U.S. History classroom. Very flexible and cross-curricular!

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    Mercy Otis Warren was an American poet, dramatist, and historian whose proximity to political leaders and critical national events gives particular value to her writing on the American Revolutionary period. She is considered by some to be the first American woman to write primarily for the public rather than for herself.
     
    Here is a student-centered unit to aid students in researching and reporting about her. Who was she? What did she write? How did she influence U.S. History?
     
    This unit is a notebooking project. It can be assigned individually or within cooperative groups. Use it to help students learn and practice research skills, report writing skills, project skills, presentation skills and more. Use it within a Language Arts classroom or a Social Studies / U.S. History classroom. Very flexible and cross-curricular!
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    Mary Rowlandson was a British American colonial author who wrote one of the first 17th-century captivity narratives, in which she told of her capture by Native Americans, revealing both elements of Native American life and of Puritan-Indian conflicts in early New England.

    Here is a student-centered unit to aid students in researching and reporting about her. Who was she? What did her writings reveal? How did she influence U.S. History?

    This unit is a notebooking project. It can be assigned individually or within cooperative groups. Use it to help students learn and practice research skills, report writing skills, project skills, presentation skills and more. Use it within a Language Arts classroom or a Social Studies / U.S. History classroom. Very flexible and cross-curricular!

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  • A Comprehensive Study - The Mayflower for 5th-6th Grades
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    With this comprehensive, cross-curricular unit study on the Mayflower, your students are going to read informational text to learn about the ship, its voyages, and its passengers (the Pilgrims). Students will also work with vocabulary related to ship navigational instruments, sections of the ship as well as words used in a farewell letter written to the passengers of the Mayflower. Perfect to use when studying the founding of the New World or during November (prior to Thanksgiving).

    Students will be asked to…

    • – Answer comprehension questions and questions to challenge their thoughts
    • Research and define unknown terms and vocabulary
    • Write a first person narrative
    • – Complete hands-on projects
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    Margaret Brent was the first woman in the American colonies to appear before a court of the Common Law to claim land in her own right or to pursue her own interests in court. She was also a significant founding settler in the early histories of the colonies of Maryland and Virginia.

    If you are looking for a student centered resource to help students learn and practice research skills, report writing skills, project skills, presentation skills and more. Use it within a Language Arts classroom or a Social Studies / U.S. History classroom. Very flexible and cross-curricular!

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    Mary Barrett Dyer was a British-born religious figure whose martyrdom to her Quaker faith helped relieve the persecution of that group in the Massachusetts Bay Colony.

    If you are looking for a student centered resource to help students learn and practice research skills, report writing skills, project skills, presentation skills and more. Use it within a Language Arts classroom or a Social Studies / U.S. History classroom. Very flexible and cross-curricular!

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    Lady Deborah Moody is notable as the founder of Gravesend, Brooklyn, and is the only woman known to have started a village in colonial America. She was the first known female landowner in the New World.

    If you are looking for a student centered resource to help students learn and practice research skills, report writing skills, project skills, presentation skills and more. Use it within a Language Arts classroom or a Social Studies / U.S. History classroom. Very flexible and cross-curricular!

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    This resource, The Intolerable Acts – U.S. History Notebooking Project, has been designed to aid students in creating a thorough and organized History project. If you want students to do a deeper dive into the ‘Coercive Acts’ passed by the British Parliament in response to the Boston Tea Party, this is the resource.

    See description below for more details!

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  • PowerPoint - Mayflower
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    Give your students another way to learn about the Mayflower and the Pilgrim’s journey over to the New World! Perfect addition to your lesson plans if you are beginning a study on the founding of the 13 Colonies or during the month of November, leading up to Thanksgiving.

    In this 18 slide PPT presentation, students will learn about…

    • The Mayflower before the Pilgrims
    • The Pilgrims securing the Mayflower for the journey
    • About the ship itself
    • Life aboard the Mayflower
    • The arrival at Cape Cod
    • Did the Mayflower return to England?
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  • The Story of American History
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    This 261 page book holds a 1900 copyright and was thought of as the ‘first book on American history used in schools in preparation for… more ‘formal’ textbook learning.’ It is however not for young readers. It is not a textbook but rather reads as an informational book that explains the history of the United States and is best read by 5th -8th graders but can also be used by high school students as a reference as well! It would be a good addition to read along side your normal curriculum.

    See description below for chapter titles.

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    Give students a interactive way to reinforce and share their knowledge as they learn about the history of the 13 colonies by creating a fun project with this notebooking resource.

    Completing this project will require students to gather, organize and present the material through writing and illustration. **It can be as thorough as you assign or you can leave the assignment completely student driven.

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    Anne Bradstreet was the most prominent of early English poets of North America and first writer in England’s North American colonies to be published. She is the first Puritan figure in American Literature.

    If you are looking for a student centered resource to help students learn and practice research skills, report writing skills, project skills, presentation skills and more this is it!

    This unit is a notebooking project. It can be assigned individually or within cooperative groups.

    Use it within a Language Arts classroom or a Social Studies / U.S. History classroom. Very flexible and cross-curricular!

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    Anne Hutchinson was a religious liberal who became one of the founders of Rhode Island after her banishment from Massachusetts Bay Colony. She organized weekly meetings of Boston women to discuss recent sermons and to give expression to her own theological views. Before long her sessions attracted ministers and magistrates as well. She stressed the individual’s intuition as a means of reaching God and salvation, rather than the observance of institutionalized beliefs and the precepts of ministers.

    If you are looking for a student centered resource to help students learn and practice research skills, report writing skills, project skills, presentation skills and more this is it!

    This unit is a notebooking project. It can be assigned individually or within cooperative groups.

    Use it within a Language Arts classroom or a Social Studies / U.S. History classroom. Very flexible and cross-curricular!

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    This 257 page book holds an 1893 copyright and was written to give information about historical figures living just before and during the beginning of United States history. It is not meant to be used as a textbook but rather a supplement to add stories and facts about the people written about within the pages. It is recommended for 5th-12th grades.

    Suggested uses: Use with your regular curriculum to add another layer of information or give to students to use as a source information when doing research and/or projects.

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