13 Original Colonies

Our 13 Original Colonies Lesson Plan teaches students about the 13 original colonies of the United States, including the characteristics and founders of each. Students also compare and contrast the colonies with each other.

Our 13 Original Colonies Lesson Plan identifies the 13 original colonies of the United States, the characteristics and founders of each, as well as other related information. As students compare and contrast the colonies, they develop their critical thinking skills and written expression. This interactive lesson also engages creativity as students devise a pneumonic for the order of the 13 colonies, as well as collaborative learning when students pair up to design a booklet.

At the end of the lesson, students will be able to identify the 13 original colonies of the United States, characteristics of each, founders of, and other related information. The students will be able to compare and contrast the colonies.

Additional information

subject

Social Studies, Video

grade-level

4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

State Educational Standards*

LB.ELA-Literacy.RI.4.3, LB.ELA-Literacy.RI.4.5, LB.ELA-Literacy.W.4.3, LB.ELA-Literacy.W.4.7, LB.ELA-Literacy.RI.5.3, LB.ELA-Literacy.W.5.2, LB.ELA-Literacy.W.5.3, LB.ELA-Literacy.W.5.7, LB.ELA-Literacy.SL.6.2, LB.ELA-Literacy.RH.6.4, LB.ELA-Literacy.RH.6.10

*Lessons are aligned to meet the education objectives and goals of most states. For more information on your state objectives, contact your local Board of Education or Department of Education in your state.

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    12/23/2021
    Anonymous
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    Great student resources

    Excellent readings and assignments for my 5th grade students.

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    03/15/2021
    alana h.
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    13 colonies

    very good and easy to follow material

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    12/03/2020
    Kathleen t.
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    Great Free Homeschool Resources

    I just downloaded a bunch of free lessons for my kids. We have gone through the 13 colonies and it was such a fun experience. I can’t believe that these are free.

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    10/24/2020
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    13 Colonies

    Great material. Thank you

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    10/01/2020
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    Excellent resource

    These lesson plans are detailed and easy to follow. Great for new teacher and experienced ones.